Small pocket Slab

Location Name: 
Forrest Schmidt
Region: 
BWRA
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:25
Location Map: 



Observation made by: Public
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Dry
Slab
Slope: 
40degrees
Trigger type: 
Snowboarder
Crown Height: 
Less than 1 ft
Aspect: 
North
Weak Layer: 
Storm Snow
Avalanche Width: 
25ft.
Terrain: 
Above Treeline
Elevation: 
10 200ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Length: 
500ft.
Did the avalanche hit a building, vehicle, or structure?: 
No
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
50% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour