Natural Avalanche near Cooke City

COOKE CITY
Cooke City
Code
N-R2-D2-I
Elevation
9400
Aspect
SE
Notes

This avalanche failed naturally sometime between Feb 13-15 after recent wind and storm loading. SE aspect, 9400 ft elevation, 2-4' deep. Photo: B. Fredlund

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Number killed
0
Trigger
Natural trigger
R size
2
D size
2
Bed Surface
I - Interface between new and old snow
Problem Type
New Snow
Slab Thickness
36.0 inches
Slab Thickness units
inches
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Single Avalanche