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Avalanche: East Castle

Observer Name
Coleman
Observation Date
Friday, May 24, 2019
Avalanche Date
Friday, May 24, 2019
Region
East Castle
Location Name or Route
East Castle, Alta Ski Area
Elevation
10,700'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Depth
10"
Width
200'
Carried
2
Comments
Triggered 2 new snow avalanches (softslabs) on the uptrack in the trees between Heathers and 2nd chute. 1 ran towards Heathers, decided to bail and managed to trigger 1st and 2nd chute from the subtle ridge. Debris ran to upper bench. Ran on old snow new snow interface. SSASR2.5D2 high propagation propensity
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