Skier Triggered avalanche near Taylor Fork

Taylor Fork
Southern Madison
Code
HS-ASu-R3-D2.5-O
Elevation
10000
Aspect
NE
Notes

From an email:

"We remote triggered this deep slab on our ascent. 10000 feet on ne aspect, slope around 40 degrees. Recently loaded and failed on advanced facets above an October ice crust. In places pulled the crust to the ground. As-hs-r3-d2.5 plus. Crown 2-3 feet flanks 400 ft. Spooky settlement."

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Hard slab avalanche
Trigger
Skier
Trigger Modifier
u-An unintentional release
R size
3
D size
2.5
Bed Surface
O - Old snow
Problem Type
Wind-Drifted Snow
Slab Thickness
30.0 inches
Weak Layer Grain type
Faceted Crystals
Slab Thickness units
inches
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Single Avalanche