Powder 8 bowl


Snow conditions were: Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cold. We rode: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Mellow slopes, Sunny slopes. We avoided: Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.


First skier triggered small size 1 while ski cutting, release point was shallow rock feature 15m below ski line. Second skier went past initial drop in and remote trigger size 2 on similar feature above. Skier then dropped poles and deployed air bag. Two skiers sent into search found victim partially buried with bag above ground and minimal snow obstructing airway, no injuries. Debris pile was 2m Deep.