Avalanche: Big Springs

Observer Name
Logan Cookler - WPG (photos: Dave Richards)
Observation Date
Friday, March 6, 2015
Avalanche Date
Friday, March 6, 2015
Region
Big Springs
Location Name or Route
East Bowl of Big Springs Provo Mtns
Elevation
10,500'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
37°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
20"
Width
200'
Vertical
400'
Comments
Intentional to a ski cut on upper slope. Failure occurred on NSF underlying recent storm snow.

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