Skier triggered avalanche on Serac Ridge Kootenay

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

snow.safety , Thursday 30th December, 2021 3:35PM

Avalanche

Skier triggered avalanche on Serac Ridge (Kootenay). Suspect the failure plane was the Dec 2 persistent layer. Party of 5 was skinning up a steep ridge below treeline in a burnt forest and triggered a slab, 2 skiers involved, minor injuries and lost gear. See Photos.