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Avalanche: Murdock Bowl

Observer Name
Craig Gordon/Ted Scroggin
Observation Date
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Avalanche Date
Friday, November 17, 2017
Region
Murdock Bowl
Location Name or Route
Murdock Bowl
Elevation
11,000'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
38°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3.5'
Width
400'
Vertical
500'
Comments

Nice connected pocket that broke 3-4 feet deep and 400 feet wide, failing on weak facets during the height of the Nov. 16th/17th storm

Coordinates

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