Avalanche: Willard Peak

Observer Name
Bill Brandt
Observation Date
Monday, January 16, 2017
Occurrence Date
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
Northern ridge to Willard Peak
Elevation
7500
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
unknown
Width
1/2 mile
Vertical
1500
Comments

Old slide, but humbling. Flag tree stripped of branches approximately 20-25 ft. high. Hard snow deposited on the trunk. Several photos of the deposition. Hiked for 600 vertical ft. on deposition pile. Two separate slides paths fed into same run out path.

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