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Shames warming

Northwest Coastal

benndoublenn , Wednesday 8th May, 2019 7:30PM

Weather conditions were: Warm, Sunny.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.

Avalanche

Occured between 1100hrs and 1300hrs during rapid warming. Variable crown depth 50-100cm+ starting in alpine and following ridge into tree line. Runout path partially terminated above steep cliffs section with some debris settling, remainder debris flowing over cliffs to near valley bottom.

Location

54.46094000 -128.97244000

Shames warming

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN