Avalanche: Forks of the Huntington

Observer Name
Brett Kobernik
Observation Date
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Avalanche Date
Friday, April 5, 2019
Region
Forks of the Huntington
Location Name or Route
Forks of the Huntington, Mile 30.3
Elevation
8,400'
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wet Snow
Weak Layer
Facets
Comments
This consisted of a couple wet slabs that released due to warming temperatures effecting the buried facets for the first time of the season.  This was an indicator that the warming temperatures were starting to effect more northerly facing slopes.  This ended up being a precursor to a more significant avalanche that occurred a few days later.
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