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Observation Date: 
Monday, March 17, 2014
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, April 3, 1993
Region: 
Wolverine Cirque
Location Name or Route: 
Wolverine Cirque
Elevation: 
10600
Aspect: 
North
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Buried - Fully: 
1
Killed: 
1
Accident and Rescue Summary: 

We are currently transferring our paper documents to our website.  Details for avalanches between 1987 and 2003 will be available soon.

A skier was caught and carried in a small slide just off the ridge in the Wolverine Cirque.  When the avalanche reached the lower portion of the cirque, a bigger slab broke out much deeper and wider than the original avalanche which initially caught the skier.  Graupel pooling is suspected as a weak layer of the larger slab that broke out.

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