Triggered Wind Slab on Mineral Point

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 10/31/2015
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Subject Triggered Wind Slab on Mineral Point
Aspect: East
Elevation: Above treeline

Avalanches: 2nd hand report to CBAC of a wind slab triggered while climbing on the east face of Mineral Point. The crown was roughly 1 foot deep and estimated 20-40 feet wide, on a windloaded terrain feature, D1 in size but large enough to carry you over cliffs

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