Deep slab on Henderson

Henderson Bench
Cooke City
Code
HS-NC-R3-D3-O
Elevation
10200
Aspect
NE
Latitude
45.05240
Longitude
-109.94400
Notes

Forecaster Note: We saw this crown at 1545 on 2/15/19 after viewing this slope at least twice earlier in the day. We went to the avalanche on 2/16. It appeared to be triggered by a cornice fall and broke 4-8' deep.

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Hard slab avalanche
Trigger
Cornice fall
R size
3
D size
3
Bed Surface
O - Old snow
Problem Type
Persistent Weak Layer
Slab Thickness
72.0 inches
Slab Width
200.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches