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Accident: Figure 8 Hill

Observer Name
Bruce Tremper
Observation Date
Monday, March 17, 2014
Avalanche Date
Sunday, February 15, 1987
Region
Salt Lake » Big Cottonwood Canyon » Brighton Perimeter » Figure 8 Hill
Location Name or Route
Twin Lakes Reservior
Elevation
9,800'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
38°
Trigger
Skier
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
450'
Vertical
500'
Carried
1
Caught
1
Buried - Fully
1
Killed
1
Accident and Rescue Summary
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