Skiers unintentionally triggered a wind slab on an east facing slope near Beehive Basin. From the email:
"Climbed a W-facing
to drop over the ridge on our way to Gallatin Peak. Really firm up top.
The E-facing couloir we were gonna ski down had gotten some wind- loading , but didn't look too bad. I entered slowly from the north side, and almost immediately set off a small windslab. It wasn't big (crown maybe a foot at the deepest, most of it more like 6"), all new snow, but riding it down that couloir would really not have been a day-brightener. I slid a couple feet, but I was on the edge and it broke around me, so I wasn't caught. Probably about 8am, when we were up there."