Avalanche: Greaseball

Observer Name
EK
Observation Date
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Avalanche Date
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Region
Greaseball
Location Name or Route
Greaseball
Elevation
10,000'
Aspect
Northwest
Trigger
Skier
Depth
2.5'
Width
50'
Comments
Thought the new snow (2’+) would slough/slide and it did. Thought I could out run it and I didn’t. Got a nice little push from behind as it blew by me as I peeled hard left. Felt like surfing, having a wave explode right behind me or getting spit out the tube. Snow ran a long way (est. 1,000’) and into the skier’s right natural half pipe. Skinner was far skier’s left, so no 3rd parties at risk. Todays avy forecast was spot on for where I was. 
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