Snowmobile triggered wind slab north of Council Mountain

Location Name: 
South side of Council Mountain near the end of Rd 165
Region: 
Council Mountain Area
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:50
Location Map: 
United States
44° 44' 3.7104" N, 116° 16' 8.4396" W
US


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Observation made by: Public
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Slope: 
45degrees
Trigger type: 
Snowmobiler
Crown Height: 
1 ft
Aspect: 
East
Weak Layer: 
Unknown
Avalanche Width: 
100ft.
Terrain: 
Near Treeline
Elevation: 
7 200ft.
Bed Surface: 
Unknown
Avalanche Length: 
350ft.
Number of people caught: 
1
Number of partial burials: 
1
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Single snowmobiler trigger a wind slab resulting in a partial burial.  No injuries.  

Weather Observations
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Precipitation: 
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Direction: 
Accumulation rate: 
More detailed information about the weather: 

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