Cornice Fall In Upper Mammoth Rock Bowl

AVALANCHE OBSERVATION
Mammoth Rock
Submission Info
Forecaster
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 2:15pm
Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Avalanche Type: 
Wet
Slab
Slope: 
35degrees
Trigger type: 
Natural
Crown Height: 
3 ft
Aspect: 
Northeast
Avalanche Width: 
50ft.
Terrain: 
Near Treeline
Elevation: 
9 700ft.
Avalanche Length: 
500ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
1
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

The rain has melted the snow down to an older, large slide that ran in Mammoth Rock Bowl during the last wet storm cycle 3/22, but a new (past 24hrs) cornice fall triggered a large (D2.5) wet slab in the upper bowl.

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