Avalanche: Providence Peak, East Face

Observer Name
Schenck, Reay
Observation Date
Friday, February 19, 2016
Occurrence Date
Friday, February 19, 2016
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
East Face Providence Peak
Elevation
9500
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
40
Trigger
Natural
Comments

Riders report seeing 3 separate avalanches on the East Face of Providence Peak. All natural avalanches likely caused by cornice fall. Winds were very high all day and built out the cornice which then collapsed under its weight.

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