Avalanche observation report
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Date of your outing in the field
Date of avalanche (if known)
Have you witnessed the avalanche ?
has someone been caught in the avalanche ?
If yes, we are asking you the fill the accident report on page 2.
Name of the area and run. If possible, use the terminology from the Chic-Chocs guidebook or Ski Haute-Gaspésie app .
Aspect of the avalanche
Slab avalanche (wind slab or storm slab)
Dry loose snow avalanche
Wet snow avalanche
What triggered the avalanche?
Natural (wind transported snow, cornice fall, rain, solar warming)
Human (skier, snowshoer, snowboarder, snowmobiler)
Avalanche approximative length (meters)
Avalanche approximative width (meters)
Avalanche approximative depth (cm)
Avalanche size ?
1- Relatively safe for people
2- Can bury, injure or kill a person
3- Can bury and destroy a car, damage a truck, destroy a house or break a few trees
The layer on which the avalanche slide
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