Skier triggered avalanche in Burnt Creek

A skier triggered this avalanche near Emigrant Peak in Paradise Valley. He was not caught. From his email, " North Facing aspect at approx. 9800' on a west to east ridge. Slope angles are 35-40. Crown varied from 1-3'. Hard slab on the the cornice propagated to two other small starting zones and pulled the cornices and all the faceted snow near the ridgeline. Avalanche ran about 800'."  Photo: A. Whitmore

Advisory Year
Out of Advisory Area, 2018-12-25