Schuylkill Avalanche

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 03/26/2016
Name: 2nd hand report
Subject: Skier caught in avalanche, Schuylkill Ridge
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Avalanches: 2nd hand report. Multiple skier triggered avalanches on east to northeasterly aspects. One skier caught but not completely buried in an estimated D2 avalanche that ran 1,000ft. Estimates put the crown at 18″ deep, 40ft wide before entraining more snow lower down slope and failing on the 24th melt-freeze crust.