White Wing - Natural Avalanche's edge hits riders

AVALANCHE OBSERVATION
White WIng

Drainage:

Submission Info
josh Feinberg
Forecaster
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 2:30pm
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Avalanche Type: 
Dry
Slab
Trigger type: 
Natural
Crown Height: 
3 ft
Aspect: 
North
Avalanche Width: 
150ft.
Terrain: 
Near Treeline
Avalanche Length: 
100ft.
Number of partial burials: 
0
Number of full burials: 
0
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Received a report of several skier/riders that were climbing the north aspect on White Wing on Saturday during intense wind storm and were grazed by a natural wind slab avalanche that released above them.  They said they were only taken 6-8ft down hill by it, not buried. Estimate was ~3ft crown, 150ft wide, and run only about 100'.  Attached video if of area including some debris right after avalanche.  

Avalanche observation video: 
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Air temperature: 
Wind Speed: 
Gale Force
Precipitation: 
Air temperature trend: 
Wind Direction: 
Accumulation rate: 
More detailed information about the weather: 
Number of People Caught: 
2
37° 43' 52.1472" N, 119° 2' 39.2424" W
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