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by Redmnt245
January 18th, 2017, 10:52 am
Forum: Snowpack and avalanche observations
Topic: Alison Clay Avalanche - Saturday Jan 14th
Replies: 7
Views: 7135

Re: Alison Clay Avalanche - Saturday Jan 14th

Clarification on avalanche crown: I reported above as 1-3" - this was a typo. It had initially been reported to me as 1-3'. That said, this is what I believe to be the most accurate report from the party members that I have discussed the event: "probably 4-6" under the skier, and runn...
by Redmnt245
January 17th, 2017, 9:29 pm
Forum: Snowpack and avalanche observations
Topic: Alison Clay Avalanche - Saturday Jan 14th
Replies: 7
Views: 7135

Re: Alison Clay Avalanche - Saturday Jan 14th

Thanks for submitting your findings. I think maybe you ran into our level I group on your way up, early on the Humphrey's trail? Were your test failures just above, or just below the rain crust? Thanks! My ski partner and I did not see anyone from when we exited Snowbowl boundary until we were to A...
by Redmnt245
January 16th, 2017, 9:56 pm
Forum: Snowpack and avalanche observations
Topic: Alison Clay Avalanche - Saturday Jan 14th
Replies: 7
Views: 7135

Alison Clay Avalanche - Saturday Jan 14th

On Saturday, January 14th my ski partner and I entered Alison Clay near treeline (~11,400’). Visibility was limited to 200’ above. Prior to entering we saw a group of four skiers making their way down the center of Alison. We found fresh avalanche debris approx 30-40’ wide on skiers left side of mai...

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