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Wind Slab Avalanche in Sun Bowl
Recent wind slab activity in Sun Bowl, 8,700 ft, SE facing - 38-40 degree slope on Tuesday, January 30th at 10:15am. HS-N-D1.5 to D2 observed. Debris piles up to 3-4 ft+ deep. Ran approximately 400-500 vertical feet. Some cornice triggering and/or involvement likely.
Major wind loading observed in the alpine yesterday with moderate loading continuing today. Unknown if the warm temps yesterday was a causal or contributing factor. Debris looked dry, so likely occurred during cooler temps.