Chute – 2 Skiers Caught and Carried

Date of Observation: January 2, 2020  11:00 AM
Location of Observation: Tuckerman Ravine, Headwall

Soft slab avalanche. E Slope, approx 35 degree slope angle.

Avalanche spanning a majority of the headwall. Some details unknown due to poor visibility. It appears to have started Center Headwall, first smaller avalanche failed mid slab, which then stepped down to bed surface. Crown spans from high in Chute across Center Headwall. Left Gully and Lip were not involved. Party of two caught and carried, not buried.