Avalanche: Gold Basin

Observer Name
Trenbeath
Observation Date
Monday, December 28, 2015
Occurrence Date
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
TuKno NE Face - Gravel Pit Lanes
Elevation
11800
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
40
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
6'
Width
200
Vertical
1000
Comments

This post is for the slide on the observer's left. This is the first observed full depth avalanche of the season. Shoulder to the right also ran and will be detailed in another report. It did not run to the ground. One was likely a sympathetic to the other. Slide likely occurred during the storm of Dec 25 or during the wind event of Dec 26.  

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