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Avalanche: Broads Fork

Observer Name
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Observation Date
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Region
Broads Fork
Location Name or Route
Broads Fork
Elevation
9,000'
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
38°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Glide
Avalanche Problem
Gliding Snow
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
5'
Width
90'
Vertical
600'
Comments
The deminsions are for the first glide avalanche I came across in mid elevation Broads Fork, there were multiple glide avalanches in the drainage all located on E facing rock slabs. There were 2 on the mid elevation rock slabs a massive one on the Diving  Board that Peter Donner noted yesterday and two other pockets, one to the S of the Diving Board and one to the N. With three nights of no refreeze, and rain this afternoon the place is becoming unglued. 
Photos; mid elevation glide avalanches in Broads and the Diving Board glide.

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