Collapsing in the Northern Madison

NORTHERN MADISON RANGE
Northern Madison
Code
Elevation
8500
Notes

A skier heard a large whumpf after stepping out of his skis and punching through supportable snow in the upper snowpack. They dug a pit and found rounding facets near the ground in a relatively shallow snowpack (HS 140 cm). Stability tests propagated at ECTP15 on a layer above the facets.

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Slab Thickness units
centimeters
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Single Avalanche