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Observer Name: 
Noel Stewart
Email: 
rockskis@yahoo.com
Observation Date: 
Monday, April 9, 2018
Occurrence Date: 
Monday, April 9, 2018
Occurence Time: 
1:30pm
Region: 
Cardiff Bowl
Location Name or Route: 
Cardiff Pass
Elevation: 
9600
Aspect: 
Southeast
Slope Angle: 
39
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Storm Slab
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
13"
Width: 
100
Vertical: 
300
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Buried - Partly: 
1
Comments: 
Cardiff Pass; Cardiff Shoulder: Party of one: Avalanched on ski cut broke through trees. So took a different line and slab let loose while skiing the line. Heavy snow got churned up like Rodeo time, as well partial burial (did not deploy airpack but not easy getting free). Ejected from both skis and had to dig to find skis and poles. This was operator error, I should have taken a less steep line. Everything 39 and steeper was going all the way even through the trees, impressive
Comments: 
So, don't go there; lines look inviting but death slide while getting wrangled feel like a bar brawl. Never been in one because don't drink, but got worked over for sure including whacking a few trees.
Comments: 
The snow up there is scary, I skied down the run out zone to get off because everything i touched was letting loose. Forecaster note/photo below: arrows showing skier triggered slides in what I think is the area of this slide.
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