Remotely triggered avalanche on Wheeler Mountain

Wheeler Mountain
Northern Gallatin
Code
SS-ASr-D2
Latitude
45.51290
Longitude
-111.07700
Notes

From email: "As we entered the large open meadows on the east face ... we remotely triggered a sizable avalanche from 2-300 yards away. The crown was approximately 100 yards wide, running several hundred yards downhill ... the crown appeared to be about 2 feet deep."

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Skier
Trigger Modifier
r-A remote avalanche released by the indicated trigger
D size
2
Slab Thickness
24.0 inches
Slab Width
300.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches