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Skier triggered avalanche Mount Washington backcountry Sunday 28 February, 2016

February 29, 2016 at 01:38PM

Skier triggered avalanche Mount Washington backcountry at 12:00pm on Sunday 28 February, 2016. A skier in the "slack country" of Mount Washington triggered a size 1.5 avalanche just the to left of the big cliff above the old mine site. The slide was likely a wind slab and ran on the old crust surface down about 25cm. The location is below tree line at 1360m elevation on a NE aspect. The terrain is an unsupported feature. The skier was partially buried and managed a self recovery with no injury or lost gear. 

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