Avalanche: Dougs Drop

Observer Name
Eric Shmookler
Observation Date
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Occurrence Date
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Occurence Time
Afternoon

Region:

Location Name or Route
Doug's Drop
Elevation
9500
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Storm Slab
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
14"
Width
40
Vertical
50
Comments
I intentionally triggered this soft slab by ski cutting a steep rollover.
Comments
Many natural avalanches were noted throughout our area of travel today, especially north and northeast facing slopes in the upper elevations of the East Bowl of Silver Fork, the West Bowl of Silver Fork, as well as the north facing sections of upper Days Fork.
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