Yellow Mountain Wet Slab

Northern Madison
Code
WS-NL-R2-D2.5-G
Elevation
9000
Aspect
S
Latitude
45.29890
Longitude
-111.32000
Notes

Large wet slab avalanche on Yellow Mountain. The slab was most likely triggered by a loose avalanche that released just above the slab. Photos: T. Vanyo

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Number killed
0
Avalanche Type
Wet slab avalanche
Trigger
Avalanche triggered by loose snow avalanche
R size
2
D size
2.5
Bed Surface
G - Ground
Problem Type
Wet Snow
Slab Thickness
24.0 inches
Slab Thickness units
inches