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Avalanche: Summit Park

Observer Name
Brackelsberg
Observation Date
Friday, March 29, 2019
Avalanche Date
Friday, March 29, 2019
Region
Summit Park
Location Name or Route
Summit Park
Elevation
8,500'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
32°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer
Density Change
Depth
8"
Width
50'
Vertical
70'
Comments
This area frequently wind loads and is a short steep entrance into Summit Park skiing. I expected it to fracture, but assume it would break at my slope cut as opposed to remotely.
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