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Avalanche: Moffit Basin

Observer Name
Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Region
Moffit Basin
Location Name or Route
Upper Moffitt Basin
Elevation
10,400'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
37°
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
500'
Vertical
450'
Comments

I rolled up to 3 sled triggered slabs in Upper Moffitt Basin this morning. These were sizable pieces of snow breaking 3' feet and a couple hundred feet wide. All slides were triggered low on the slope.... on generally flat terrain. 

 

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