BC Zone Observation Report
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Maroon Bowl, Near Treeline, N Aspect.
High Wind, Sun, W, 11,000
Windslab over depthhoar
Snowboarder triggered on ski cut over convexity
AR / c
North-facing side of Maroon Bowl, Dark Hollow area
Maximum Slope Angle:
O - Within Old Snow
Weak Layer Grain Type:
Snowboarder and 2 others stopped above convexity and decided to traverse right to safer, low-angle terrain. Snowboarder (goofy-foot stance) did slope cut to right and saw cracks and slide propagating. Not caught or carried. Rider reported slide broke on surface hoar about 18" below surface. May have pulled out second slide on rider's left flank, or continued propagating well below crown.