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Avalanche: Moffit Basin

Observer Name
Ted Scroggin
Observation Date
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Avalanche Date
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Region
Moffit Basin
Location Name or Route
North side Moffit Peak
Elevation
10,500'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
36°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Depth
3'
Width
150'
Vertical
450'
Comments
Looks like a natural avalanche that likely happened sometime Saturday during the strong west and southwest winds. Weak and thin snow coverage around this steep and rocky terrain was overloaded by the strong winds.
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