Recent Avalanche Activity in the T-Roots

Recent Avalanche Activity in the T-Roots


While touring into the Dry Boulder Creek drainage, we noticed remnants of many recent wet loose slides, and one significant wet slab avalanche. The wet loose slides had occurred on all aspects, including low-elevation north facing slopes. I estimate that most of the wet loose slides we observed were no larger than R2 for their respective paths, and most were D2, with some large, high elevation slides, reaching a possible D3.

We observed the remnant of one large wet slab on an east facing slope at around 8500 ft. I estimated the crown to be around 500 ft wide, and 5 feet deep at its maximum. I estimate this slide was a R2 D3, with an unknown natural trigger.

We took these observations into account, staying off of solar aspects, and staying out of avalanche terrain once the snow began to soften.

Out of Advisory Area
Location (from list)
Tobacco Root Mountains
Observer Name
Wyatt Hubbard