Avalanche: Moab

Observer Name
Chuck Nichols
Observation Date
Friday, January 14, 2011
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Region
Moab
Location Name or Route
N side of Mt Mellenthin about 200' below the ridgeline
Elevation
12200
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
35
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Depth
2'
Width
50
Vertical
100
Comments

The Mellenthin slide is in the center of the photo There was a 2nd slide, below the dense tree line again on a N facing slope @ 10,900' above the Dark Cyn road, it was hard to see how far it slid, depth of crown was hard to determine, width was 200'

Coordinates

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