Avalanche: Moab

Observer Name
Matt
Observation Date
Monday, February 21, 2011
Avalanche Date
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Region
Moab
Location Name or Route
!/4 mile before Geyser pass parking lot.
Elevation
Unknown
Aspect
Trigger
Unknown
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Depth
unknown
Width
40'
Vertical
20'
Comments

Just finished loading up at the geyser pass parking lot and was heading down the mountain as we approached the fhe first corner the left bank gave way. It was not life threating as the whole slide only moved about five feet but if the grade was on a much larger scale it would have been massive. This is a good indication of what is out there with the changing weather this past week so becarful/

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