Small Ski/Remote triggered slide at Coney’s

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 12/29/2020
Name: Dave Bumgarner

 

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Coney’s Nose
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 10,800

 

Avalanches: Ski triggered/remote small D1 slide in the steeper section near the right of Coney’s nose. Was skiing the lower angle terrain and a small slide broke to my right and ran to the tree line.
No one was caught.
Slide slid on the early season snow 10–20 cm of large facets on the ground, broke around the shrubbery. (see photos)
Weather: Temp: Mid 20’s
Sky: Partly cloudy
Wind: light
Precip: S -1
Snowpack: Had a few collapses in undisturbed areas throughout our skin. Did not see any other avalanche activity beside our isolated slide. Multiple folks slaying Coney’s today skiing the main shots.

 

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