Avalanche: Days Headwall

Observer Name
Meisenheimer
Observation Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Occurrence Date
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Occurence Time
2:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Oingo Boingo
Elevation
10000
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
37
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
18"
Width
150
Vertical
500
Comments

Walking the Days Fork ridge line we remotely triggered this avalanche from roughly 50' away. Big collapse and then the steep part of the slope avalanched. After a few seconds it sympathetically released the adjacent slope and that also ran to the flats. 

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