Avalanche: Wedding Ring Ridge

Observer Name
Justin Allard/Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Occurrence Date
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Occurence Time
2:30pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Wedding Ring Ridge
Elevation
9700
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
37
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2'
Width
200
Vertical
100
Comments

As seen from the road between The Big Drift and Miller Flat Trailhead. Not a big slide, but a huge clue to the unstable nature of the snowpack on steep slopes facing the north half of the compass.

Coordinates