Natural Slab Avalanche Mt. Republic

Mt Republic
Cooke City
Code
SS-N-R1-D1.5-I
Elevation
9600
Aspect
E
Latitude
45.00470
Longitude
-109.95600
Notes

Natural slab avalanche at the bottom of the Fin on Mt. Republic. Photo: B. Fredlund

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Number killed
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Natural trigger
R size
1
D size
1.5
Bed Surface
I - Interface between new and old snow
Problem Type
New Snow
Slab Thickness
24.0 inches
Slab Thickness units
inches
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Single Avalanche