Snowmobile triggered near Daisy Pass

Daisy Pass
Cooke City
Code
SS-AMu-R3-D2-I
Elevation
9900
Aspect
SW
Notes

Riders reported cutting across this slope and then an hour later a different snowmobiler triggered it. It was a couple hundred feet wide and debris stopped just above groomed trail. The rider that triggered it was caught and deployed his airbag and able to escape, but his sled was towed back to town.

Number of slides
1
Number caught
1
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Snowmobile
Trigger Modifier
u-An unintentional release
R size
3
D size
2
Bed Surface
I - Interface between new and old snow
Slab Thickness
30.0 inches
Vertical Fall
300ft
Slab Width
200.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Single Avalanche