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Avalanche: Mitton Peak

Observer Name
Toby Weed
Observation Date
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Avalanche Date
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Region
Mitton Peak
Location Name or Route
Mitton Peak
Elevation
8,300'
Aspect
Southeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
5'
Width
1/2 Mile
Vertical
2,500'
Comments

The HUGE natural avalanche off Mitton Peak above Hwy 89/91 in Sardine Canyon is impressive to say the least. 

Comments

We've been able to get up and look at this avalanche.  I've included a few more pictures.

Coordinates

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