Avalanche: Hells Canyon

Observer Name
Toby Weed
Observation Date
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Region
Hells Canyon
Location Name or Route
Natural wet avalanches, Hells Canyon
Elevation
8200
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem
Wet Snow
Weak Layer
Wet grains
Depth
unknown
Width
Unknown
Vertical
Unknown
Comments

I could see several fresh piles of wet avalanche debris in Hells Canyon from the Snowbasin entry road.  These avalanches probably occurred near the end of yesterday's rainy storm.

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