Twin Lakes Slide

Location Name: 
Below Twin Lakes on the North West side of Goose Lake
Region: 
Goose Lake Area
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Thu, 02/06/2020 - 14:00


Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks, or collapsing
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain

Observation made by: Public
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Slope: 
40degrees
Trigger type: 
Snowmobiler
Crown Height: 
3 ft
Aspect: 
East
Weak Layer: 
Storm Snow
Avalanche Width: 
1 000ft.
Terrain: 
Below Treeline
Elevation: 
6 800ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Length: 
200ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
2
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

The crown was triggered by my sled which was about 200' away from the top. I was riding on a 25 degree slope that increased to about 40 degrees at the top where the crown was. The crown stretched across three aspects about 1,000-1,200'. 

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