Multiple Slab Avalanches on Crown Butte

Crown Butte
Cooke City
Code
HS-N-R2-D2-O
Latitude
45.05530
Longitude
-109.96000
Notes

Multiple slab avalanches released on Crown Butte in Cooke City on slopes loaded by new snow and wind over the past few days. Photo: T. McCoy

Number of slides
5
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Number killed
0
Avalanche Type
Hard slab avalanche
Trigger
Natural trigger
R size
2
D size
2
Bed Surface
O - Old snow
Problem Type
Wind-Drifted Snow
Slab Thickness units
centimeters