Snowmobile triggered avalanche near Reas Peak

Reas Peak
Centennial Range
Code
SS-AMu-R2-D1.5-O
Elevation
8000
Aspect
S
Latitude
44.52980
Longitude
-111.49300
Notes

From e-mail: "This was a snowmobile triggered slide in a S aspect in the Blue Creek Drainage SE of Reas Peak in the Centennials.  No one was caught and no injuries"

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Snowmobile
Trigger Modifier
u-An unintentional release
R size
2
D size
1.5
Bed Surface
O - Old snow
Problem Type
Persistent Weak Layer
Slab Thickness
18.0 inches
Vertical Fall
40ft
Slab Width
20.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Single Avalanche