Small Slide In Proletariat

Location Name: 
Proletariat Bowl Skier's Right
Region: 
Mount Rose Area
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Sun, 01/07/2018 - 14:25
Location Map: 
United States
39° 18' 58.8456" N, 119° 55' 4.4256" W
US


Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Obvious avalanche path

Observation made by: Public
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Slope: 
38degrees
Trigger type: 
Skier
Crown Height: 
1 ft
Aspect: 
East
Weak Layer: 
New/old snow interface
Avalanche Width: 
9ft.
Terrain: 
Below Treeline
Elevation: 
9 750ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Length: 
35ft.
Number of similar avalanches: 
1
Number of people caught: 
0
Number of partial burials: 
0
Number of full burials: 
0
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

I kicked of a small slide on a rollover on the skiers right side of Proletariat Bowl in the Mt. Rose/Tamarack Peak area. It broke on the new snow old snow interface with a crown of 10-12 inches. The bed surface was fairly hard and crusty underneath. The slab was fairly weak in strength and not too wind affected.  We had seen a similar, but naturally caused slide, below a steeper rock outcropping on the skiers right of Broken Glass. 

Weather Observations
Cloud Cover: 
50% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Light
Precipitation: 
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Direction: 
West
Accumulation rate: 
More detailed information about the weather: 

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