Skier triggered and caught in avalanche N. Bridgers

Northern Bridgers
Bridger Range
Code
HS-ASu-R1-D1.5-O
Elevation
8300
Latitude
45.91960
Longitude
-110.97600
Notes

From email 2/26/22: "Skiing in the Northern Bridgers today, one skier in our party of three triggered an avalancheĀ in October bowl. The slide was approximately 40 yds wide and ran around 150 yds. The skier was carried approximately 100 yds, but was not buried and sustained no injuries. Neither of the other members of our party were in the slide path when it occurred."

Number of slides
1
Number caught
1
Number buried
0
Avalanche Type
Hard slab avalanche
Trigger
Skier
Trigger Modifier
u-An unintentional release
R size
1
D size
1.5
Bed Surface
O - Old snow
Problem Type
Wind-Drifted Snow
Slab Thickness
12.0 inches
Vertical Fall
300ft
Slab Width
120.00ft
Slab Thickness units
inches
Single / Multiple / Red Flag
Single Avalanche
Advisory Year