Turtle Area - Eagles Small Slab
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.
Snowmobile rode away without incident. Slab stopped moving approximately 30 meters after release point.
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.
Source: Avalanche Canada MIN