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Recent avalanche activity
Observation Date/Time:
Thu, Dec 17, 2020 - 12:30 PM
Marissa Hirst, Ron Kravitz
Tam Rim Area
Report Type:
Avalanche Activity  
Travel Mode:
Ski or Snowboard  
Sky Conditions:
Overcast (> 7/8)
Precip Type/Intensity:
Snow / S1 Light snow
New Snow:
7 in cm

Written Report:
Observed skier triggered D1 slide off the Proboscis, 30 cm crown with a 200ft debris path. The slide was triggered by a skier, but the skier did NOT take a ride and was not injured. Signs of heavy wind loading at the top of the Proboscis and wind affected snow (wind blown snow). Windboard on the skin track up to the Proboscis. Obvious wind slab cracks as well.