Skier triggered on Mt. Blackmore

Mt Blackmore
Northern Gallatin
Code
HS-ASr-R2-D2.5
Elevation
10000
Aspect
E
Latitude
45.44400
Longitude
-111.00300
Notes

From e-mail: "Reporting avalanche on Mt Blackmore, east face. I a skier, remote triggered a wind slab avalanche from about 300 feet above I while skiing the face. I was the 2nd skier. Crown was slightly below ridge line ranging from 6 inches to 2 feet. After noticing the slab breaking under my feet I skied right to safely. Avalanche traveled ~700 feet. Elevation ~10,000 feet."

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Hard slab avalanche
Trigger
Skier
Trigger Modifier
r-A remote avalanche released by the indicated trigger
R size
2
D size
2.5
Problem Type
Wind-Drifted Snow
Slab Thickness
16.0 inches
Vertical Fall
700ft
Slab Width
300.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches