Turtle Area - Eagles Small Slab

North Columbia

kelseyraegudmundson , Tuesday 18th February, 2020 5:50PM

Snow conditions were: Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes, Sunny slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.

Incident

Snowmobile rode away without incident. Slab stopped moving approximately 30 meters after release point.

Avalanche

Small slab avalanche triggered by snowmobile on a convex area near the top of the slope. Slope angle approximately 35-40 degrees. No release prior to it on a lower angled portion of the same slope.

Location

51.10725650 -118.41185913

Turtle Area - Eagles Small Slab

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN