Avalanche: Upper Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Johnny Adolphson/Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Avalanche Date
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Region
Upper Weber Canyon
Location Name or Route
Upper Weber Canyon
Elevation
10,500'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
37°
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
3'
Width
300'
Vertical
500'
Comments

Multiple large pockets occurring during the strong westerly winds late on the evening 12/16. All slides breaking to weak sugary snow near the ground.

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