Avalanche: Santaquin Canyon

Observer Name
Luke
Observation Date
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Avalanche Date
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Region
Santaquin Canyon
Location Name or Route
Santaquin Canyon
Elevation
Unknown
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
25
Trigger
Hiker
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Dry Loose
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow
Depth
6"
Width
30
Vertical
30
Comments
Triggered two storm/wind slabs in Santaquin today, one a fairly decent sized remotely triggered slide. Snow was light and it had no force with it but will probalby form a nice slab over the next couple of days. Something to be aware of; if you are out hunting ice this late most of the climbs in Santaquin are directly below large slide paths that will most likely rip sometime soon. Plenty of snowmobiling terrain under avy paths down there too.

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