Avalanche: Pioneer Ridge

Observer Name
Greg Solyom
Observation Date
Friday, February 8, 2019
Avalanche Date
Friday, February 8, 2019
Region
Pioneer Ridge
Location Name or Route
Pioneer Ridge near Brighton
Elevation
10,400'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Skier
Depth
2'
Width
100'
Carried
1
Comments
A couple tracks were on the upper slope but I was the first thru this part. Steep sheltered north that I am fortunately familiar with. I have skied this line with heavy sluff, chest deep snow bit never saw it slide. Had to use my exit strategy that left me hanging on a tree. Broke down to a firm layer.

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