Skier Triggered Slide Activity

Location Name: 
Selkirks (North of Schweitzer)
Region: 
Selkirk Mountains
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Tue, 03/23/2021 - 11:00
Location Map: 
United States
48° 24' 38.5128" N, 116° 39' 13.6404" W
US


Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Rapid warming

Observation made by: Board of Directors
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Loose/Point-Release
Slope: 
38degrees
Trigger type: 
Skier
Crown Height: 
1 ft
Aspect: 
Northeast
Weak Layer: 
Storm Snow
Terrain: 
Near Treeline
Elevation: 
6 500ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Number of similar avalanches: 
3
Number of people caught: 
0
Number of partial burials: 
0
Number of full burials: 
0
Avalanche Photos: 
Weather Observations
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Air temperature trend: 
Warming