Avalanche: Logan

Observer Name
Jeremy Jensen
Observation Date
Monday, April 10, 2017
Avalanche Date
Monday, April 10, 2017
Region
Logan
Location Name or Route
Castle Rock
Elevation
9600
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Snowboarder
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
14"
Width
60
Vertical
1250
Comments
<p>Lookers right slide: Slab broke at first turn and ran full slope. Rider (powsurfer) was aware and was able to easily out run the debris. 14&quot; or so deep running about 1000ft.</p> <p>Lookers left slide: &nbsp;5&quot; deep or so on an area that had previously slid naturally&nbsp;a day or two prior. Debris funneled into the chute and skier was able to avoid any incident.&nbsp;</p>
Comments
<p>Shallow slabs were observed throughout the area triggered by snowmobiles. All were manageable and in predictable areas of loading and slope convexity.&nbsp;</p>

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