Avalanche: Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Michael Janulaitis
Observation Date
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Avalanche Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Region
Weber Canyon
Location Name or Route
Weber Canyon
Elevation
10100
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
45
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
16"
Width
1/4 mile
Vertical
700
Comments

I  discovered this very wide slide today.  Not very deep. but it ran all the way to the base.  In exposed terrain where the snow pack was shallow it pulled out the entire snow pack and in others just the new snow.  I believe this naturally slid just prior to the cold snow we got last night.

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