Natural Avalanche on Sheep Mountain

Sheep Mountain
Lionhead Range
Code
HS-R2-D2
Aspect
S
Notes

A very deep natural avalanche was observed on Sheep Mountain, on January 28th. 

From email: "This was southern facing slope of sheep mountain... Crown was at least 8’... very heavy wind loading."

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Hard slab avalanche
R size
2
D size
2
Problem Type
Wind-Drifted Snow
Slab Thickness
48.0 inches
Vertical Fall
200ft
Slab Width
100.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches