Avalanche: Douglas Island

Location: Ravens Wing

Route & General Observations

Skied down sideline keeping off steeper pitches. After that went to Ravens Wing and performed a little ski cut on the first steeper pitch and got some movement.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Wet Slab
Aspect West NorthwestElevation 1900ft
Slope Angle 40degCrown Depth 6in
Width 15ftVertical Run 125ft
Avalanche Details

Ski cut one of the shorter pitches above the Ravens Wing Traverse and got a predictable failure on the frozen old snow from earlier this week. Started off 5ft wide and entrained more of the pitch on its way down. Best to keep things dialed back especially with the rapid warming expected tomorrow with a high near 51°F forecasted

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