Loose Wet Avalanches, Morrison and Little Morrison

 
 
 
 
 
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AVALANCHE OBSERVATION
Little Morrison, Mt. Morrison

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Submission Info
Forecaster
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
Red Flags: 
Rapid warming
Avalanche Type: 
Wet
Loose/Point-Release
Slope: 
40degrees
Trigger type: 
Natural
Aspect: 
East
Weak Layer: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Width: 
30ft.
Terrain: 
Above Treeline
Elevation: 
9 000ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Length: 
100ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
4
Number of partial burials: 
0
Number of full burials: 
0
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Released from the chokes of rocky chutes between noon and 1pm. 3 D1 on E aspects of Little Morrison, 1 D1.5 on a SE aspect on Mt. Morrison. Debris looked to be about 1.5-4' deep.

See Convict Area snowpack observation for more details about conditions at the time.

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Number of People Caught: 
0
37° 34' 46.92" N, 118° 50' 57.12" W

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