Avalanche: Salt Lake

Observer Name
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Observation Date
Friday, March 16, 2018
Avalanche Date
Friday, March 16, 2018
Region
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route
Cardiac Ridge
Elevation
10800
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
36
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer
Density Change
Depth
20"
Width
200
Vertical
400
Comments
<p>This slide on Cardiac Ridge looks to have occurred early this morning or last night it looked fairly fresh this morning. Appeared to be a wind-slab that was formed by the winds in the last 24 hours. I&#39;m assuming it was a wind-slab because I triggered numerable ones today the largest being on LSB. It was new snow only and petered out after 300 to 400ft vertical.</p>

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