Large skier triggered persistent slab on Schuylkill Ridge

CBAC 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 01/25/2021

Zone: Northwest Mountains
Location: Schuylkill Ridge
Aspect: North East
Elevation: Near treeline

Avalanches: Skier triggered a large slide that “ripped to the ground…released way above me”. Skier was able to get out of the way of moving debris due to good radio communication from partners watching from a safe spot.

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