Avalanches Near the Throne

The Throne
Bridger Range
Code
SS-ASu-R2-D2-I
Elevation
7900
Aspect
E
Latitude
45.88220
Longitude
-110.95200
Notes

Skiers trigger multiple avalanches on the East face of the Throne and kept going back for more until someone was finally caught and carry approximately 400' vertical downslope.

Multiple Avalanches
Number of slides
5
Number caught
1
Number buried
0
Number killed
0
Avalanche Type
Soft slab avalanche
Trigger
Skier
Trigger Modifier
u-An unintentional release
R size
2
D size
2
Bed Surface
I - Interface between new and old snow
Problem Type
New Snow
Slab Thickness
30.0 inches
Vertical Fall
400ft
Slab Width
100.00ft
Weak Layer Grain type
Faceted Crystals
Weak Layer grain size
2.00mm
Weak Layer Hardness
4F
Slab Layer Grain Size
1.00mm
Slab Layer Hardness
4F
Slab Thickness units
inches
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Multiple Avalanches