Avalanche: West Porter

Observer Name
mb
Observation Date
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Region
West Porter
Location Name or Route
West Porter
Elevation
9,200'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Skier
Depth
8"
Width
30'
Comments
Triggered a medium-sized soft slab avalanche coming out onto the apron of the little chute at the top of west porter, was able to ski off the slab skiers' left easily. We were traveling 1-at-a-time in this terrain, and had someone who opted not to ski the chute already spotting us from below. The slab ran maybe 200' and produced a debris pile probably not big enough to have buried a person, but bigger than I expected. No pics, very cold hands.

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