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YNP: small avalanche on Druid Peak YNP: small avalanche on Druid Peak -Jan 17, 2017

A small slab avalanche observed (Monday) in YNP.  S, SE aspect on Druid Peak, around 8,300'. Photo: B. Fredlund

Avalanche near Divide Peak Avalanche near Divide Peak -Jan 17, 2017

From an email:

Avalanche observed, Jan 16, 2017. East facing slope. Start zone at approx 9600 feet. Ridgeline directly west/southwest of Divide Peak, Gallatin Range. Photo taken from Divide Peak. Photo: G. Stephens

Goat triggered avalanche in Hyalite Goat triggered avalanche in Hyalite -Jan 17, 2017

Goat triggered avalanche on a west aspect in the northern Gallatin Range up Hyalite. The goat was ok, although shaken up. It doesn't look like he had a partner. Photo: J. Johnson

Beehive Avalanche Overview Beehive Avalanche Overview -Jan 16, 2017

This natural avalanche was likely triggered from a wet loose avalanche that released from the rocks. The snowpack was thin, the slope steep, and the weak layer was large grained depth hoar. The slope was SW facing and the crown was at 9200 feet. Photo: GNFAC

Beehive Avalanche Crown Beehive Avalanche Crown -Jan 16, 2017

Alex Marienthal stands at the crown of the natural avalanche in Beehive Basin. The slope was thin, steep and weak. Photo: GNFAC

Avalanche in Beehive 4 - Jan 15 Avalanche in Beehive 4 - Jan 15 -Jan 15, 2017

Avalanche observed in Beehive Basin on January 15. SW aspect around 9200'. Broke on a layer of facets buried below recent storm snow. Photo: C. Bieniek

Avalanche in Beehive 3 - Jan 15 Avalanche in Beehive 3 - Jan 15 -Jan 15, 2017

This avalanche was observed in Beehive Basin on January 15. It broke on weak facets buried below the recent strom snow. Photo: C. Bieniek

Avalanche in Beehive 2 - Jan 15 Avalanche in Beehive 2 - Jan 15 -Jan 15, 2017

Avalanche observed on January 15 in Beehive Basin. Photo: P. Ramos

Avalanche in Beehive - Jan 15 Avalanche in Beehive - Jan 15 -Jan 15, 2017

This avalanche was observed on Sunday January 15th by multiple parties. It broke on weak facets buried below recent storm snow, and appears to have also broke deeper into facets near the ground. SW aspect around 9200'. Photo: S. Hennessey

Unstable extended column test at Lionhead Unstable extended column test at Lionhead -Jan 15, 2017

This stability test broke and propagated (ECTP 14) on a layer of facets below the recent storm snow. Avalanches are possible to trigger on this layer. Photo: J. Norlander