Avalanche: Douglas Island

Location: Surfers

Route & General Observations

Virtually “witnessed” a rider triggered slide through the interwebs that happened yesterday out at Surfers. The rider appears to have triggered a recently formed windslab on the leeward aspect entering the Heavenly drainage. As far as I know the rider managed to flee and no one was harmed.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect West NorthwestElevation 2300ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Near Miss / Accident Details
Avalanche Details

Rider triggered windslab appearing to be localized to immediate terrain. A little propagation but not appearing to leap beyond the immediate terrain.

Events of the day

Only witnessed virtually

Rescue events


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