Matterhorn area

Submission Info
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 11:15am
Snowpit Observations
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Toured from twin lakes towards the twin peaks area on 3/19. Noticed this natural avalanche on an NW aspect that went during the storm.

We also had a rider trigger a slide on a steep E facing slope at approx 12,000 ft. in the same area. The rider was able to avoid the avalanche runout and no one was burried or caught. The terrain was a steep and rocky gully with a rather shallow snowpack.  2 others skiied slightly different areas on this same slope previous to this rider.  Crown was estimated to be about 10-15' wide, 8" deep, and ran close to 1000'.  R2-D1.5.  See attached video and photo.   

Great ski access to and from the car at Twin Lakes, no walking on dry ground was necessary thankfully! Great coverage in the area. 

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Weather Observations
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Mostly sunny day with some clouds developing in the afternoon.

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