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Avalanche: Upper Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Craig Gordon/Shannon Finch
Observation Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Avalanche Date
Monday, February 26, 2018
Region
Upper Weber Canyon
Location Name or Route
Upper Weber Canyon
Elevation
10,200'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
40°
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2'
Width
150'
Vertical
350'
Comments

Bump in the winds probably lead to tipping the scales of a small cornice which released and crashed down on the slope below.

Coordinates

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