- Sunshine Bowl, Hasler Area
- Location Description
- Approx. 17km East of Powder King ski area
- 55.36622 °, -122.34096 °
- 1700 m
- A party of four were snowmobiling in Sunshine Bowl in the Hasler riding area. One person triggered a slide and three members of the party were caught in the avalanche. Two were partially buried and self rescued. The third was fully buried and did not survive.
|Date/Time||Size||Type||Trigger||Elevation||Aspect||Slab width||Slab Thickness|
|3.0||S||Ma||1700 m||NE||350 m||60 cm|
|Present Temp||Max Temp||Min Temp||24hr Trend||Wind Speed||Wind Direction||Sky Condition||Precipitation Type & Intensity|
Weather Comment: Overcast, windy conditions were reported with intermittent snow flurries and rain showers.
|Snowpack||24hr Snow||Storm Snow||Storm Date|
Snowpack Comment: A snow profile near the avalanche on the following day strongly suggests the avalanche was a storm slab that failed approximately 60 cm below the surface. The failure layer was likely the old surface of the snowpack from before the most recent storms.
|2021-11-30||Scene photo||Trapper Gilowski||view|