Avalanche: Elk Point

Observer Name
Primomo
Observation Date
Friday, April 4, 2014
Occurrence Date
Friday, April 4, 2014
Occurence Time
11:30am

Region:

Location Name or Route
East Chute Elk Point
Elevation
9600
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
39
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem
Loose Wet Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
6"
Vertical
2000
Comments

A few WL-ASc-R1-D2-I triggered today while descending. Aspects ranged from NE-SE, starting elevations 9600 to 9200ft. Slides were predictable, though entraining well and running fairly fast on the old crust. Because of the nature of the terrain, they went for a long vertical ride.

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