Avalanches -Natural and human triggered - Carson Peak

AVALANCHE OBSERVATION
Carson Peak

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Submission Info
josh feinberg
Forecaster
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 1:00pm
Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Obvious avalanche path
Avalanche Type: 
Dry
Slab
Crown Height: 
1 ft
Aspect: 
Northeast
Terrain: 
Near Treeline
Elevation: 
10 000ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
3
Number of partial burials: 
0
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Report of large natural avalanche at the top of Pete's Dream on Carson peak running ~2000' vertical.  Report of 2 skier triggered soft slab wind deposited avalanches in nearby extreme terrain.  Crown estimates are 12-18".  Atleast one the crown was triggered above the rider, and the rider was able anchor in a tree while the slide ran around him and down and over large cliffs.  The other occured in more of a couloir feature.  Both people were VERY luckily not carried far or injured.  Size = atleast D2.         

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More detailed information about the weather: 
37° 46' 30.7776" N, 119° 8' 21.246" W
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