Small skier triggered wet slides - Mt Tom

AVALANCHE OBSERVATION
Mt Tom - SE Gully

Drainage:

Submission Info
Forecaster
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 12:30pm
Red Flags: 
Avalanche Type: 
Wet
Trigger type: 
Skier
Crown Height: 
Less than 1 ft
Aspect: 
South
Avalanche Width: 
12ft.
Terrain: 
Above Treeline
Elevation: 
13 000ft.
Avalanche Length: 
400ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
3
Number of partial burials: 
0
Number of full burials: 
0
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Report from skier who skied Mt. Tom's SE gully today:

-Ski cuts triggered several small wet slab avalanches about 12:30pm at around 13,000' on south facing slopes.  ~10-15ft wide, running 300-500ft.  less than 1 ft crowns.  

-Powder in shady aspects at upper elevations, corn most of the way down.  

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Number of People Caught: 
0
37° 20' 8.4588" N, 118° 39' 19.2528" W

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