Avalanche: East Faces-Wellsville Range

Observer Name
Weed
Observation Date
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Avalanche Date
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Region
East Faces-Wellsville Range
Location Name or Route
East faces of the Wellsville Range, as viewed from Mendon
Elevation
9000
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Cornice Fall
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
unknown
Width
Unknown
Vertical
2250
Comments

I could see evidence of fairly widespread natural activity in the large generally east facing avalanche paths in the Wellsville Mountain Wilderness above Maple Bench and the town of Mendon..

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