Avalanche: Moffit Basin

Observer Name
Ted Scroggin
Observation Date
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Occurrence Date
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
North side Moffit Peak
Elevation
10500
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
36
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Depth
3'
Width
150
Vertical
450
Comments
Looks like a natural avalanche that likely happened sometime Saturday during the strong west and southwest winds. Weak and thin snow coverage around this steep and rocky terrain was overloaded by the strong winds.
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