Avalanche: Uintas

Observer Name
Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Region
Uintas
Location Name or Route
Upper Chalk Creek/Mill Fork
Elevation
8,800'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
39°
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
300'
Vertical
300'
Comments

Spotted this slide in Upper Chalk Creek yesterday. Triggered low on the slope and breaking above the rider sometime Wednesday, this avalanche fits the same MO as recently triggered avalanches across the range. 

Coordinates

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