Avalanche: Moab

Observer Name
Trenbeath
Observation Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Avalanche Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Region
Moab
Location Name or Route
Talking Mountain Cirque
Elevation
11,600'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
42°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Depth
2.5'
Width
250'
Vertical
450'
Comments

Avalanche described in this report is drawn in on the viewers right. Slide initiated as a storm slab but stepped down to the ground in a rocky area with an extremely shallow snowpack. 

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