January 30, 2021
February 1, 2021
Zone or Region:
Wallowas, McCully Basin, Diamonds areas (diamond 1 + 3)
Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was it intentional? No
Size 2: Could bury, injure, or kill a person
Large (D2) skier triggered slab. Five foot crown. Broke at the ground over rocks, propagated 250 feet to adjacent slopes causing additional avalanches at slopes nearby. In area knows as Diamonds in McCully Basin. No injuries. No one caught.
Did you see shooting cracks? No
Did you experience collapsing or whumpfing? Yes, Isolated
Triggered by 8th skier in group of 12.