20140117SkylandAnnot

This image was taken by Forest Service snowmobile rangers in the Skyland area near Marias Pass in the Flathead Range. It appears avalanche started here on wind loaded slope (not corniced ridge above) and triggered slab on slope below. Date of occurrence is unknown. Image taken: 1/17/2014. Photo: Zoellner.

This image was taken by Forest Service snowmobile rangers in the Skyland area near Marias Pass in the Flathead Range. It appears avalanche started here on wind loaded slope (not corniced ridge above) and triggered slab on slope below. Date of occurrence is unknown. Image taken: 1/17/2014. Photo: Zoellner.