Mammoth Area - Sherwins- Recent slab avalanches N-NE aspects ~10000ft

AVALANCHE OBSERVATION
Perch Area & Main Avy Path --Sherwins

Drainage:

Submission Info
Christopher F. Engelhardt
Forecaster
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 11:00am
Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Slope: 
40degrees
Trigger type: 
Natural
Crown Height: 
2 ft
Aspect: 
Northeast
Avalanche Width: 
150ft.
Terrain: 
Near Treeline
Elevation: 
10 100ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Length: 
200ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
2
Number of partial burials: 
0
Number of full burials: 
0
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

The Sherwin ridgeline had two new avalanches, one above the bench on the perch at around 10000ft and another above the main avy path. Both avalanches were right adjacent to ridgeline on N-NE aspects and were from 1-3ft crown depth, 100-150 wide and running a short distance of 200vertical feet or so. They appeared to have occurred yesterday, likely in the afternoon with the significant wind load occurring. There was snow transporting today again being pushed by SW winds, but not as significant as the day prior.

***I accidentally said this slide occured January 2nd in the video, This observation was indeed from TODAY February 2nd 2021

Avalanche Photos: 
Avalanche observation video: 
Sherwins 37° 36' 7.488" N, 118° 58' 33.7368" W
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