Large natural on NE face of Saddle Peak

Saddle Peak
Bridger Range
Code
SS-N-R2-D2.5-I
Elevation
9000
Aspect
NE
Latitude
45.79460
Longitude
-110.93600
Notes

Caller reported: A natural avalanche ran down the main gut of the northeast face of Saddle Peak. Full track about 2000'. Half way down it propagated out 200-300' wide. Ran over cliffs into 'going home chute' and over lower traverse out from ski area boundary. 18-20" deep new snow. Nothing stepped down into older layers.

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Natural trigger
R size
2
D size
2.5
Bed Surface
I - Interface between new and old snow
Problem Type
New Snow
Slab Thickness
20.0 inches
Vertical Fall
2000ft
Slab Width
300.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches