Widespread avalanches - Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrol Control Efforts

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Mammoth Mountain
Submission Info
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:30am
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Avalanche Type: 
Trigger type: 
Crown Height: 
1 ft
Number of full burials: 
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

-Widespread wind slab avalanches resulting from Ski Patrol ski cutting and explosive missions this morning on the mid and lower mountain, including Lincoln Mtn.  8-14" crowns, running full path.  Lake Mary Rd closed due to avalanche debris from ski cut.  2 ski patrollers were caught and went for long rides in 2 seperate locations, fortunately with no major injury.            

Number of People Caught: 
37° 38' 6.7308" N, 119° 1' 33.1644" W

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