Whitewater - First choice avalanche

Kootenay Boundary

alexandrehetu1 , Sunday 14th April, 2019 6:35PM

Avalanche

Triggered a first avalanche on the second skier, over a windslab. First avalanche (size 1) went down 30m and triggered another larger avalanche (step down on lower layer). Larger avalanche (size 2.5) ran all the way down the bowl. Average inclinaison was between 35-45 degree. No buried or injured people. One skier (the first one) almost got caught but escaped from the avalanche path when second avalanche was triggered.

Location

49.43505000 -117.12739000

Whitewater - First choice avalanche

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN

Danger Ratings

Sun Apr. 14th
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  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Alpine
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Treeline
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Below Treeline
    Low
Mon Apr. 15th
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  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Alpine
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Treeline
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Below Treeline
    Low
Tue Apr. 16th
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  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Alpine
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Treeline
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Below Treeline
    Low