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Avalanche: Brighton Hill

Observer Name
Jackson
Observation Date
Friday, March 29, 2019
Avalanche Date
Friday, March 29, 2019
Region
Brighton Hill
Location Name or Route
Brighton Hill
Elevation
9,600'
Aspect
South
Trigger
Skier
Depth
12"
Width
45'
Comments
Small wind slab triggered by a ski cut. Slope released ~30ft below where I was placing the ski cut, propagated to 40-50ft wide and slowly ran full track. Occurred in shallow rocky terrain that likes to catch blowing snow, so we were expecting activity with the ski cut. Not deep enough to bury, but a good reminder to watch out for these slabs in more consequential terrain.  

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