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Avalanche: Snowbasin Backcountry

Observer Name
Snowbasin Ski Patrol
Observation Date
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Avalanche Date
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Region
Snowbasin Backcountry
Location Name or Route
Strawberry area
Elevation
9,000'
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Depth
18"
Carried
1
Caught
1
Buried - Partly
1
Comments
Hopefully more details to come - 
Ogden area backcountry adjacent to Snowbasin
A party of three triggered an avalanche on a party of two below.  One member in the party of two was caught, carried and partially buried.  No injuries or lost gear reported.  

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