Avalanche: Wolverine Cirque

Observer Name
Cpmahoney
Observation Date
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Avalanche Date
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Region
Wolverine Cirque
Location Name or Route
Lower Wolverine Chutes
Elevation
10,300'
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Skier
Depth
6"
Width
30'
Comments
We skied Wolverine Bowl and Lower Wolverine Chutes.   As we ventured to steeper shots in the Lower Chutes, on our 2nd run, the 2nd skier triggered what I believe to be a wind slab/storm snow avalanche.   Skier was able to ski out without incident, the slab ran down hill another 200 feet or so.   
 
There was quite a bit more snow that we had expected.   We measured a few spots and each was +12”, all above 10,000 feet.

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