Avalanche on Red Cone approach

AVALANCHE OBSERVATION
Red Cone Trees

Drainage:

Submission Info
Ryan Huetter
Volunteer Observer
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 10:30am
Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks, or collapsing
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Terrain Trap
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Slope: 
40degrees
Trigger type: 
Skier
Crown Height: 
1 ft
Aspect: 
North
Weak Layer: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Width: 
25ft.
Terrain: 
Below Treeline
Elevation: 
9 500ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Length: 
15ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
1
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

2 Size 1 avalanches, skier triggered from above and to the side, crossed skin track. Not large enough to bury but indicative of widespread touchy persistent slab conditions 

Avalanche Photos: 
37° 35' 58.3692" N, 119° 1' 5.1204" W
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