Simpson Study Plot and Control Paths

snow.safety

Visit to Simpson Study plot 2100m to complete full profile. Triggered a sz 2 slab at 2200m on the adjacent second control path

Snowpack

RP shear down M-H 35 on Jan 29 interface below a slab of small facets

Avalanche

3rd in group of 3 skiers to enter slope entering at same location as a previous group of two from a previous day. Small lobe of start zone in road control path 2 - stepped off slab to the side as it cracked. Soft, faceted slab 35 deep, failed on small facets. Stepped down to Jan 11 layer 10 cm deeper 5m below the crown. Ran around 350-400m

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN