Natural activity in Beehive

Beehive Basin
Northern Madison
Code
SS-N-R2-D1.5
Notes

On Saturday (2/16) skiers in Beehive observed "Lots of natural avalanches from Friday nights snow. Notice the large cornice sections at the base of the slope. We were impressed with the size of the cornices on the ridge. We noted no collapsing or cracking on the skin up or ski down."

Multiple Avalanches
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Natural trigger
R size
2
D size
1.5
Problem Type
Wind-Drifted Snow
Slab Thickness units
centimeters