Avalanche: Natural cycle in the Tony Grove Area

Observer Name
Weed
Observation Date
Monday, December 12, 2016
Occurrence Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
Tony Grove West
Elevation
9200
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Depth
4'
Width
300
Vertical
600
Snow Profile Comments

Snow profile from more accessible north facing slope northwest of the avalanche

Comments

Most evidence from a natural cycle from over the weekend is now blow-in and covered up by heavy snow from later in the storm, but we could still see the crown of this sizable deep slab release west of Tony Grove Lake.

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