Avalanche: Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Region
Weber Canyon
Location Name or Route
M&M Drainage
Elevation
10,100'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
39°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
18"
Width
100'
Vertical
70'
Comments

Stomped on a fat, wind loaded pocket and released this shallow wind slab. More the exception than the rule, I think the snowpack is relatively well-behaved and predictable.

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