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Skier Triggered Slide

Location Name
Newberry
Region
Newberry Crater Area
Name
Anon
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Position
Public
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown)
Red Flags
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Avalanche Type
Slab
Trigger type
Skier
Wind Speed
Calm
Slope
40degrees
Air temperature
Below Freezing
Aspect
North
Air temperature trend
Static
Elevation
7500ft.
Bed Surface
Old Snow
Cloud Cover
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Precipitation
Snow
Crown Height
1 ft
Accumulation rate
<1
Avalanche Length
800ft.
Terrain
Below Treeline
More detailed information about the avalanche

couple skier triggered slides initiated today, cornice cuts and ski cuts as well as rider initiated. New snow slab sliding on old snow, didnt examine interface. 10-12" crowns persistant and surprising propagation and cohesion of the slab. propagating easily. Terrain traps and being flushed over or through something largest concern.Little lower angle (under 35) skied nicely with no signs of instability.