We rolled into the Swan Range today with a few objectives. First- to document the distribution of the surface hoar and second to see if the buried surface hoar is present.
Up Lost Johnny to the end of the road and then skied the Hash Mtn Ridge.
Wind slab that failed with a cornice fall, and stepped down to a PWL (Dec 22 crust?)
Triggered by a wind slab avalanche.
Crown depth is difficult to determine
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