Avalanche: Chalk Creek

Observer Name
Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Friday, February 8, 2019
Avalanche Date
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Region
Chalk Creek
Location Name or Route
Wallyworld
Elevation
10,400'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
37°
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
4'
Width
1,500'
Vertical
1,500'
Comments
 
 
Very large avy's breaking tk weak snow near the ground. Most likely occurred late Thursday night as southerly wind bumped up and probably tipping the scales on large overhanging corni.
Coordinates

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