Avalanche: Cardiff Bowl

Observer Name
mark white
Observation Date
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Occurrence Date
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Occurence Time
12:30pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Cardiff Bowl
Elevation
10000
Aspect
Southeast
Slope Angle
37
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Problem
Storm Slab
Weak Layer
Density Change
Depth
6"
Width
60
Vertical
250
Comments

After cracking out a test slope on the same aspect and angle figured a ski cut in the top of Cardiff Bowl would release a soft slab on the same density inversion. Six inches deep 50 to 60 feet wide ran about 3/4 track not packing much of a punch but enough to take you off your feet.

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