Crowfoot moraines skier remote sz 1.5

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

jason.kuruc , Tuesday 16th April, 2019 6:25PM

While in the area, we witnessed a party of two remotely trigger a sz 1.5 slab avalanche from 50m away on a steep shaded North aspect face below a vertical head wall. 20-30cm crown (estimated), likely on facets.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Location

51.63482718 -116.41890049

Crowfoot moraines skier remote sz 1.5

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN

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