February 24, 2021
February 25, 2021
Zone or Region:
Sawtooth and Western Smoky Mtns
Williams Peak, Upper Marshall Drainage
Did you observe any avalanches? Yes
Size 1: Relatively harmless to people
1pm Solar radiation triggering loose wet snow from between rock wall at SE facing ridges above.
Avoid wind-affected slopes steeper than 35 degrees. We skied upper and lower Marshall Bowl back down to Marshall Lake, keeping it close to 30 degree terrain, avoiding trigger points and terrain traps.
Observed Avalanche Problem #1: Wind Slab