Avalanche: Hayden

Observer Name
John Mletschnig
Observation Date
Friday, May 3, 2019
Avalanche Date
Friday, April 26, 2019
Region
Hayden
Location Name or Route
Hayden Ridge
Elevation
11,300'
Aspect
Southwest
Slope Angle
38°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wet Snow
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
5'
Width
200'
Vertical
450'
Comments
This slide is one of a couple significant slabs we observed today released on weak snow just above ground- this likely from when the slopes were saturated during the sustained warm temps with out much of a freeze a week ago.
Coordinates

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