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Avalanche: Banana Days

Observer Name
mb
Observation Date
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Avalanche Date
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Region
Banana Days
Location Name or Route
Banana Belt
Elevation
10,200'
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Depth
8"
Width
70'
Comments
Partner ski cut the upper portion of Banana Belt and released a medium sized wind slab which propagated most of the width of the line in the picture (wider than the debris pile, which narrowed with the terrain as it went). Intentionally cut, nobody carried, but some energy in the propagation.

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