Résumé de l'incident
- Chuck Creek Parking Area
- Location Description
- Approximately 140km south of Haines Junction YT
- 59.70228 °, -136.60222 °
- 1010 m
- A party of three snowboarders were climbing on foot on a slope near the highway. About 2/3 of the way up a slab avalanche approximately 1.5m deep by 50-100m wide was triggered. The avalanche ran approximately 150 metres into a terrain trap and and caught all three. Two were fully buried and one was partially buried. The partially buried person was able to self extricate and used a satellite messaging system to call for help.
|Date/Heure||Taille||Type||Déclencheur||Altitude||Versant||Largeur de la plaque||Épaisseur de la plaque|
|2.0||S||Sa||1150 m||NE||75 m||150 cm|
|Température actuelle||Température maximale||Température minimale||Tendance 24h||Vitesse du vent||Direction du vent||Condition du ciel||Type et intensité des précipitations|
Commentaire météo: A series of storms with significant precipitation, strong winds, and fluctuating temperatures had impacted the area in the days leading up to the incident. Weather at the time of the incident was described as heavy flurries, strong S-SW winds, and -1.0.
|Manteau neigeux||Neige 24 hrs||Neige de tempête||Date de la tempête|
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