Avalanche: La Sal Mountains

Observer Name
Trenbeath
Observation Date
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Avalanche Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Region
La Sal Mountains
Location Name or Route
Talking Mountain Cirque
Elevation
11300
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2.5'
Width
600
Vertical
400
Comments

Avalanche wrapped around the corner on to locally connected terrain in Lone Pine in spite of early season, relatively shallow snow pack and an intervening treed sub-ridge. 

Coordinates

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