D1 avalanche Uleda Cornice

Location Name: 
Uleda Cornice
Region: 
Selkirk Mountains
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:00


Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain

Observation made by: Public
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Slope: 
38degrees
Trigger type: 
Other - explain below
Crown Height: 
Less than 1 ft
Aspect: 
North
Weak Layer: 
Storm Snow
Avalanche Width: 
40ft.
Terrain: 
Near Treeline
Elevation: 
6 015ft.
Bed Surface: 
Storm Snow
Avalanche Length: 
40ft.
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

Cornice triggered avalanche on a small wind slab

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: