Avalanche: Douglas Island

Location: Eaglecrest, steep chutes

Route & General Observations

Just a quick lap, beacon off, no partner

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet Loose Snow
Aspect East NortheastElevation 2400ft
Slope Angle 50degCrown Depth 3in
Width 50ftVertical Run 250ft
Avalanche Details

While skinning up the road above secret squirrel approach, i watched a point release out of adventure chute bury the road approximately 3-4' deep and 50' wide, just 50 yards in front of me. Lucky i stopped to pick those blueberries. A good reminder to avoid that section of approach.