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Avalanche on Tumalo Mtn SS-D2-R1

Location Name
Tumalo Mtn - skier's left of middle rocks, bowl
Region
Three Sisters Area
Name
Iain Morris
Email Address
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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
Obvious avalanche path
Avalanche Type
Slab
Blowing Snow
Yes
Trigger type
Skier
Wind Speed
Moderate
Slope
38degrees
Wind Direction
Northwest
Air temperature
Below Freezing
Aspect
Northeast
Air temperature trend
Cooling
Elevation
7800ft.
Bed Surface
Storm Snow
Cloud Cover
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Precipitation
None
Weak Layer
Storm Snow
Crown Height
1 ft
Accumulation rate
<1
Avalanche Width
150ft.
Avalanche Length
250ft.
Terrain
Above Treeline
More detailed information about the weather

 Winds increasing through the day.

Number of people caught
0
Number of partial burials
0
Number of full burials
0
More detailed information about the avalanche

For those interested:Soft slab D2 R1 on a 37deg NE slope, 32cm down on density change (looked like previous storm slab). Dug an adjacent pit in unreleased snow.  CT11Q1 down 36cm, ECTP16 Q2- Iain Morris/Aaron Hartz