Red Lady Bowl Wind Slab Avalanche

CB Avalanche Center CBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 01/28/2022

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Route Description: Ascended red lady glades and descended red lady bowl

Observed avalanche activity: Yes
Avalanches: Red lady bowl, 12,000ft
9am
SE aspect, small crown visible about 75ft below the ridge on a >35 degree slope lookers left of the center bowl
1x, R2D1, Wind Slab, skier triggered, 5cm deep x 4.5m wide, ran on uppermost crust, length ~300ft, stopped as slope angle dipped below 30 degrees
Weather: Sky: CLR
No precious
Wind: Calm
Snowpack: Snowpack was as forecasted with small wind slab on top of the uppermost crust

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