wet slide small

Location Name: 
North side big creek summit
Region: 
Big Creek Summit
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Sun, 04/10/2016 - 13:20


Red Flags: 
Rapid warming

Observation made by: Public
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Wet
Slope: 
35degrees
Trigger type: 
Skier
Aspect: 
North
Weak Layer: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Width: 
20ft.
Terrain: 
Near Treeline
Elevation: 
8 000ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Length: 
75ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
3
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Small slide set off by first skier, then an additiona two by the sectond, preforming a ski cut in order to make it down safely. slides were very slow moving and easily avoided. North facing slope that was reciving alot of sun on that day. 

Avalanche Photos: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Accumulation rate: 
None