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Avalanche: Mt. Magog East Face

Observer Name
Daniel Malmrose
Observation Date
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Region
Mt. Magog East Face
Location Name or Route
Magog - East Face
Elevation
9400
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
250
Vertical
600
Snow Profile Comments
<p>Snow profile similar slope nearby (south of avalanche).&nbsp; Snowpit&nbsp;dug a couple days before observation.</p>
Comments
Saw this on Wednesday morning. Looks like a cornice broke off and started the slide.
Coordinates

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