Public Observation #2022-570

Submitted:
January 7, 2022 6:13 PM
Observation Date:
January 7, 2022
Zone or Region:
Central Cascades
Activity:
Skiing/Snowboarding
Location:
Tam Rim
Did you trigger any avalanches? 
Yes
Was it intentional? 
Yes
Avalanche Type:
Soft Slab
Size:
D1: Relatively harmless to people
Elevation:
Aspect:
N
Comments:
Did you see shooting cracks? 
Yes
Did you experience collapsing or whumpfing? 
No
Easily triggered north facing storm slabs today at tam rim. 6-10" crowns. Good skiing on the new snow on top of the crust but was becoming wind affected later in the day. You can see a group in the upper section of the photo for reference and the ski tracks going into the ski cut.