- Oventop Creek
- Location Description
- Approximately 25 km northeast of Blue River.
- 52.33495 °, -118.89430 °
- 2120 m
- A group of four snowmobilers were on or near the south facing slopes above Oventop Creek in the Northern Monashee Mountains. Upon noticing that one member was separated from the group, the rest initiated a search. The missing group member was caught in a size 2 wind slab avalanche 40 m wide that ran 150-200 m. The avalanche failed at the upper end of treeline at the elevation of 2120 m and ran down into a band of trees. The deceased was found by companions under 1 m of snow, against a tree.
|Date/Time||Size||Type||Trigger||Elevation||Aspect||Slab width||Slab Thickness|
|2.0||S||Ma||2120 m||S||40 m||50 cm|
|Present Temp||Max Temp||Min Temp||24hr Trend||Wind Speed||Wind Direction||Sky Condition||Precipitation Type & Intensity|
|Snowpack||24hr Snow||Storm Snow||Storm Date|
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