Skier triggered slide- Baldy

CB Avalanche Center2018-19 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 01/30/2019
Name: Eric Murrow

Subject: Skier triggered slide- Baldy
Aspect: South
Elevation: 11,000′ – 12,500′


Skier triggered avalanche on Mount Baldy south bowl. It was triggered midslope; skier caught and carried into the basin. Skier deployed airbag and was not fully buried and was not injured. Crown estimated to be 1 to 2 feet thick.

Weather: Bluebird, light winds