Wind drift avalanche

Sea to Sky

bentleyjg91 , Monday 2nd March, 2020 10:30AM

Incident

Skiing from North col of Mt. Pattison onto Tremor glacier. Ski cut momentum was stopped by secondary small wind lip/snow drift just below the entrance point from the col. This released above the skier taking them and the top layer of snow with it size 1.25. Skier travelled approx 70m, was partially buried, not injured and able to self recover and ski to safety once stopped.

Location

50.06285061 -122.82375341

Wind drift avalanche

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN