Large Natural Slab Avalanche in the Anthracites

Name: Zach Guy
Title: Large Natural Slab Avalanche in the Anthracites
Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 12/15/2014
Aspect: East
Elevation: NTL

Avalanches: Investigated the slide in East Bowl. Crown averaged roughly 45 cm thick, up to an estimated 90 cm. The slab was 1F- at the bottom up to Fist at the top. It failed on the Dec 13th NSF layer, (1-2mm facets, Fist hard). It was about 800 feet wide and ran 500 vertical. Start zone at 10,900 feet, east-facing aspect. SS-N-R3-D2-I

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