Snowpit near Imp Peak Avalanche

Snowpit near Imp Peak Avalanche

This pit is next to the avalanche that caught two skiers, resulting in one fatality, on October 7th, 2017. Height of snow in the photo is 120cm (3.5 feet). The hard layer of snow at the top is the layer that slid, and was likely 1-2' deep at the crown where it broke.

This image is from the following advisory:
GNFAC Avalanche Advisory for Tue Oct 3, 2017
Imp Peak Avalanche Fatality
Imp Peak Avalanche Accident Report
GNFAC Avalanche Advisory for Sat Oct 14, 2017