Avalanche: 10420

Observer Name
Julia wythe
Observation Date
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Region
10420
Location Name or Route
Lane leap
Elevation
10,800'
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Skier
Depth
10'
Width
200'
Comments
Very remote trigger. I was approximately 6 feet back from the roll over where the slope steepens and it propagated under my feet. I fell into the path but was not carried. This appeared to be a significant wind slab, combined with dense wet snow that broke all the way down on to a buried weak layer. When we measured the slope angle it was between 28-30 degrees. The crown was 8-10 feet deep in places.

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