Skier triggered slide on Blackmore

Mt Blackmore
Northern Gallatin
Code
SS-ASc-R2-D2-I
Elevation
10000
Aspect
N
Latitude
45.44510
Longitude
-111.00400
Notes

 From e-mail: "A ski cut at the top of the slope produced a soft slab avalanche (R2 D2 SS). The crown was 10" deep and 60' wide. Several other skiers had skied a line to the skiers right of our route with no obvious signs of instability or avalanches. No natural avalanches were observed with the exception of some small wet point release slides on the E face of Mt Blackmore."

Number of slides
1
Number caught
0
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Skier
Trigger Modifier
c-A controlled or intentional release by the indicated trigger
R size
2
D size
2
Bed Surface
I - Interface between new and old snow
Problem Type
New Snow
Slab Thickness
10.0 inches
Vertical Fall
800ft
Slab Width
60.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches