Catherdal Rock Avalanche

Location Name: 
Cathedral Rock Buttress
Region: 
Lick Creek Area
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 02:00
Location Map: 
United States
45° 0' 27.3024" N, 115° 58' 7.0032" W
US


Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity

Observation made by: Public
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Slope: 
35degrees
Trigger type: 
Unknown
Crown Height: 
2 ft
Aspect: 
East
Weak Layer: 
Storm Snow
Avalanche Width: 
250ft.
Terrain: 
Above Treeline
Elevation: 
8 000ft.
Bed Surface: 
Unknown
Avalanche Length: 
350ft.
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Toured the North ridge off of Sawtooth and observed R3 D2 avalanche across the North Fork of Lake Fork Creek.  Adjacent to the Gunsight.  Under Cathedral Rock off the ridge of South of Peak 8302.  Hard to see in the photo but a large natural.  Looks as if triggered by cornice fall but unknown.

Observed it on 3/3/19 Unkown time and date of Avalanche.

Avalanche Photos: