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Avalanche: Devils Castle

Observer Name
Martin Kuprianowicz
Observation Date
Friday, April 29, 2022
Avalanche Date
Friday, April 29, 2022
Region
Salt Lake » Little Cottonwood Canyon » Alta Ski Area » Devils Castle
Location Name or Route
Devil's Castle Apron
Elevation
10,100'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Skier
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Depth
6"
Width
10'
Comments
Ski cut a wind drift on a convex test slope that was loaded. Popped off a 6" deep, 10 foot wide slab. Was fairly touchy.