December 25, 2021
December 26, 2021
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Did you observe any avalanches? Yes
Size 1: Relatively harmless to people
North side of roof pitch did not slide.
Did you see shooting cracks? Yes, Isolated
Did you experience collapsing or whumpfing? No
Car nearly buried by storm slab. 20” crown. Naturally triggered, possibly from pinecone blown on to roof. Bed surface was a standing seam metal roof, possibly lubricated by excessive furnace use.
We parked in a flat terrain trap, were not wearing our beacons, and had coffee without lids in our hands. A free lesson, a Christmas miracle.