Explosive Triggered Avalanche Irwin

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 02/20/2020
Name: Ian Havlick
Subject: Explosive Triggered Avalanche Irwin
Aspect: West
Elevation: 11,500

Avalanches: Persistent slab avalanche 40-100cm deep, 1F hard failing on 4mm depth hoar in terrain not really touched yet this season with ski traffic or explosives. 15# explosive triggered small pocket which gouged as it ran. Impressive debris and similar to other slides we have triggered within the past 2 weeks in similar terrain.

Weather: clear, calm, strong solar radiation.

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