Avalanche: Murdock Peak

Observer Name
Jeff
Observation Date
Friday, January 27, 2017
Occurrence Date
Friday, January 27, 2017
Occurence Time
4:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
dead tree west of Murdock Peak
Elevation
9400
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2'
Width
800
Vertical
250
Comments
We think we triggered this large slide remotely while skiing the low angle ridge above, more than 100 feet away. It looks like it took out all of this weeks storm snow. Slide was estimated at 800 feet wide and at least 2 feet deep. Its not a great photo, but shows the length of the crown.
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