Wet slabs near Cooke City

Crown Butte
Cooke City
Code
WS-AM-R2-D2-O
Elevation
9500
Aspect
NE
Aspect Range
NE-E-SW
Latitude
45.05840
Longitude
-109.96300
Notes

Several similar slides WS-R2-D1.5/2 were observed on 4/20/19. Many probably triggered by snowmobilers. At lower elevations natural slides were breaking to the ground. Several larger crowns were observed near Goose Lake on 4/23/19.

Multiple Avalanches
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Wet slab avalanche
Trigger
Snowmobile
R size
2
D size
2
Bed Surface
O - Old snow
Problem Type
Wet Snow
Vertical Fall
300ft
Slab Width
100.00ft
Slab Thickness units
centimeters