Avalanche: Box Canyon Headwall

Observer Name
Weed
Observation Date
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Avalanche Date
Monday, January 25, 2016
Region
Box Canyon Headwall
Location Name or Route
Steep Hollow South, Box Canyon Headwall
Elevation
9500
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
14"
Width
80
Vertical
500
Comments

Looks like it was initiated by loose snow sliding off rocks.  Perhaps sun induced, given directly east aspect.  Not a huge slide but the debris was funneled and piled up deeply in a shallow mid-slope gully.  

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