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Avalanche: Upper Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Kikkert
Observation Date
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Avalanche Date
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Region
Upper Weber Canyon
Location Name or Route
Upper Weber Canyon
Elevation
10,200'
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
37°
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
15"
Width
50'
Vertical
600'
Comments

Easily triggered wind slabs today on northerly facing slopes. Slabs were becoming quite stiff, but were still responsive to ski cuts.

Coordinates

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