Avalanche on Southeast Shoulder of Patricia Peak

AVALANCHE OBSERVATION
Southeast Shoulder of Patricia Peak

Drainage:

Submission Info
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 4:00am
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Trigger type: 
Natural
Aspect: 
Northeast
Elevation: 
11 000ft.
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Observed wind slab avalanche on the southeast shoulder of Patricia Peak in the Rock Creek drainage.

Appeared to have occured in early morning hours during height of wind and light snowfall.

Significant snow transport still occuring, but diminishing through the morning.

 

Avalanche Photos: 
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Southeast Shoulder of Patricia Peak 37° 28' 22.44" N, 118° 44' 43.6164" W

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