Avalanche: Moab

Observer Name
Edward Oak
Observation Date
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Avalanche Date
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Region
Moab
Location Name or Route
Tukno Lawnmower
Elevation
11,300'
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
38°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
3'
Width
125'
Vertical
1,000'
Comments

Forecaster note: Heavily wind loaded area, this slide initiated as a 3' wind slab, entraining storm snow and likely stepping down to a buried nsf layer on it's 1000' descent. 

Comments
Visible crown and debris from nwoods. Unsure of dimensions.
Coordinates

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