Avalanche: Moffit Basin

Observer Name
Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Occurrence Date
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Occurence Time
11:00am

Region:

Location Name or Route
Upper Moffitt Basin
Elevation
10400
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
37
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
500
Vertical
450
Comments


I rolled up to 3 sled triggered slabs in Upper Moffitt Basin this morning. These were sizable pieces of snow breaking 3' feet and a couple hundred feet wide. All slides were triggered low on the slope.... on generally flat terrain. 

 

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