Natural Avalanche on Miller Ridge

Miller Ridge
Cooke City
Code
SS-N-R3-D2-I
Elevation
9700
Aspect
NE
Latitude
45.04250
Longitude
-109.96500
Notes

We saw this avalanche from the groomed trail to Daisy Pass. It looked as though it was triggered by snow sluffing off the cliffs. It seems to be confined to the new snow from this week.

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Natural trigger
R size
3
D size
2
Bed Surface
I - Interface between new and old snow
Problem Type
Wind-Drifted Snow
Slab Thickness units
centimeters