Small wind slabs and sluffs near Sheep Creek

Sheep Creek
Cooke City
Code
SS-ASc-R1-D1
Notes

Skiers intentionally triggered small wind slabs that were 2-3" deep and up to 20 ft wide that did not run very far. They also reported low-volume dry loose activity.

Multiple Avalanches
Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Number killed
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Skier
Trigger Modifier
c-A controlled or intentional release by the indicated trigger
R size
1
D size
1
Problem Type
Wind-Drifted Snow
Slab Thickness
3.0 inches
Slab Width
20.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Multiple Avalanches