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Avalanche: Cedar Creek

Observer Name
John Pikus & Zeb Engberg
Observation Date
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Avalanche Date
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Region
Skyline » Cedar Creek
Location Name or Route
Cedar Creek
Elevation
9,800'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
35°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
200'
Vertical
Unknown
Comments
We remotely triggered this avalanche while skinning up the ridge to its east. Cracks propagated at least 100 feet from us, shooting across a lowered angle slope and reached the steeper starting zone where the avalanche occured. The avalanche did not run too far since the slope angle quickly moderated on this particular slope. Crown height and width are estimates.
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