Avalanche: Cornice Ridge

Observation Date
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Occurrence Date
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Occurence Time
1:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Cornice Ridge
Elevation
9500
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Cornice Fall
Avalanche Problem
Cornice
Weak Layer
Wet grains
Depth
unknown
Width
150
Vertical
700
Comments

Sledders likely triggered this large cornice fall avalanche, but nobody was caught or injured.  It "thundered" as it collapsed and ran down the slope. 

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