Avalanche: Loggers Fork

Observer Name
Brett Kobernik
Observation Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Avalanche Date
Monday, February 26, 2018
Region
Loggers Fork
Location Name or Route
Top of Loggers Fork, Manti Canyon
Elevation
10100
Aspect
East
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2'
Width
50
Vertical
50
Comments

This was a small pocket but what is interesting is that it broke into old weak snow.  The failure was at the top of the layer of faceted snow about 1 foot above the ground.  I am up looking at the crown face in the photo below.

Coordinates

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