Natural avalanches at Lionhead

Lionhead Ridge
Lionhead Range
Code
SS-N-R2-D2
Elevation
9000
Aspect Range
E-SE
Notes

GNFAC forecasters' observation: On 2/8/19 we observed 3 recent avalanches with unknown triggers (assumed natural) and one snowmobile triggered avalanche (listed separately as AMu on 2/6/19) along Lionhead Ridge. Three of them, including the snowmobile triggered slide, broke 3-4+ feet deep on sugary weak snow in the lower 1/3 of the snowpack. One avalanche broke 2' deep in the recent storm snow.

Multiple Avalanches
Number of slides
3
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Natural trigger
R size
2
D size
2
Slab Thickness units
centimeters
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Multiple Avalanches