Explosive triggered avalanche at Y.C., crown

Ski patrol triggered this avalanche at the Yellowstone Club on Sunday (12/16). "R3/D2 (8400’, ENE facing, 36deg start zone) that was about 120’ wide and ran vertically 200’. The crown was 1.5-2’, went to ground, and was a mostly faceted snowpack with a bit of wind effected snow in the top few inches. The slide was released from a 4lb air blast." Photo: YCSP