Avalanche: Flagstaff Ridge

Observer Name
Jackie
Observation Date
Friday, April 28, 2017
Occurrence Date
Friday, April 28, 2017
Occurence Time
4:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
LCC north side flagstaff ridge
Elevation
9800
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
34
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Storm Slab
Depth
1"
Carried
1
Caught
1
Comments
Party of 4, took two laps in the two dogs zone. Decided to take another one further along the ridge (just west of the flagstaff skin track, between the major cornices) . 1st skier dropped in and ski cut across with no activity. On the return turn, skier was caught and carried 20 ft.
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