Avalanche: Cutler Basin

Observer Name
Doug Wewer, Van Roberts
Observation Date
Monday, January 2, 2012
Occurrence Date
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
Cutler Basin
Elevation
8300
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
6"
Width
50
Vertical
100
Comments

Observed this natural avalanche from Ben Lomond Peak.  It appears to have run after the Friday night wind event.  Interesting that it released mid-slope in Cutler Basin.  No other avalanches were observed today.

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