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NW Green Butte Ridge Crown

Location Name: 
Green Butte Ridge
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 6:00pm
Observation made by: 
Public

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96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 22' 25.1508" N, 122° 12' 48.2616" W
California US

Avalanche Observations

Details

Observed crown line approximately 1/4 mile along NW aspect Green Butte ridge. Triggered secondary slide lower down. Estimated natural release Saturday. Debris filled in and wind effected. 

Characteristics

Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Trigger type: 
Natural
Slope: 
30degrees
Aspect: 
Northwest
Elevation: 
9 000ft.
Terrain: 
Above Treeline
Weak Layer: 
Unknown
Bed Surface: 
Unknown
Crown Height: 
2 ft
Avalanche Width: 
1 000ft.
Avalanche Length: 
400ft.

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