storm snow bonding well natural and skier triggered wind slabs

as scene from mini morrison


Submission Info
nick schley
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Rapid warming
Obvious avalanche path
Avalanche Type: 
Trigger type: 
Other - explain below
Above Treeline
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Multiple skier and naturally triggered wind slab avalanches on various mountains in the Convict region. 1 intentionally skier triggered R1 D1 pocket 8 inches deep 20 feet wide on the east face of baby morrison. 1 R2 D2 natural that likely occured last night on a E-NE slope of Bloody Mountain visible from summit of Baby Morrison, crown ~1-3ft deep and ~200 feet wide. 1 North facing R1 D1.5 natural in the back of the White Fang cirque, 200ft wide too far to estimate depth. 1 R2 D2 N-NE on Mt. Aggie, crown was the only thing visible just off the cornice ridge, 1-3feet deep ~100 feet wide. East Chutes on South Morrison were untouched on our first lap and seemed to have been intentionally skier triggered with tracks in the bed surface on our second lap (wind slab in upper chute). South facing cliffs on Baby Morrison facing the Morrison headwall were roller balling by noon, Medenhall seemed to have new wet debri in it by 2pm back at the car, Pinner  gut had wet debri as usual. South facing slopes below 9,200 were good supportable corn on return to car around 1:30 pm.

Avalanche Photos: 
mini morrison
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