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New snow instability in Bridgers New snow instability in Bridgers -Apr 15, 2016

Avalanches like this were easily triggered, and some failed naturally, on Friday 4/15 at and near Bridger Bowl. They are about 8-16" deep within the storm snow. Photo: GNFAC

New snow instability in the Bridgers New snow instability in the Bridgers -Apr 15, 2016

Avalanches were failing within the new snow and this pit had unstable test reuslts (ECTP4) at the same depth. There was a 3" thick supportable crust below the new snow. However, weak, wet snow produced unstable test scores with an ECTP22 on weak, wet depth hoar near the ground. Photo: GNFAC

Skier triggered storm slabs on the Ramp Skier triggered storm slabs on the Ramp -Apr 15, 2016

These storm slabs were skier triggered on the Ramp near Bridger Bowl on 4/15. Many natural and skier triggered avalanches similar to this were seen. They are breaking 8-16" deep within the recent storm snow. Photo: GNFAC

Skier triggered storm slab on the Ramp Skier triggered storm slab on the Ramp -Apr 15, 2016

Avalanches like this were easily triggered, and some failed naturally, on Friday 4/15 at and near Bridger Bowl. They are about 8-16" deep within the storm snow. Photo: GNFAC

Wet slab near Cooke City Wet slab near Cooke City -Apr 13, 2016

This wet slab happened near Cooke City over the last couple days (4/10-4/12). It is on the SW aspect of Henderson. Photo: S. Strenge

Large wet slab in Beehive 4 Large wet slab in Beehive 4 -Apr 13, 2016

One more of the debris pile. Photo: C. Bilbrey

Large wet slab in Beehive 3 Large wet slab in Beehive 3 -Apr 13, 2016

Looking across the bed surface of the wet slab in Beehive that occurred around noon on Tuesday 4/12. Photo: C. Bilbrey

Large wet slab in Beehive 2 Large wet slab in Beehive 2 -Apr 13, 2016

Another angle on the slide that happened around noon on 4/12. Photo: C. Bilbrey

Large wet slab in Beehive Large wet slab in Beehive -Apr 13, 2016

This large wet slab happened around noon on Tuesday 4/12 in Beehive Basin. Photo: C. Bilbrey

Cooke City area wet slab avalanches_2 Cooke City area wet slab avalanches_2 -Apr 12, 2016

Wet slabs are breaking loose. Photo taken April 11 (Monday) by Beau Fredlund.