May 1, 2022
May 2, 2022
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Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was it intentional? No
Size 1: Relatively harmless to people
Small wet loose triggered in the top 100' of the Nisqually Chutes.
Did you observe any avalanches? Yes
Size 2: Could bury, injure, or kill a person
Larger wet slab avalanche was triggered onto our party by another group that entered the Nisqually Chutes above us. Crown was a few inches deep and a couple feet wide. Slab slid off on a consolidated surface. Snow was heavy and traveled slowly down the path and came to a stop at the bottom.
From 8k-7.5k skied alright, then became heavy mashed potatoes. Started descent around 1pm.