Avalanche: Nebo East Bowls

Observer Name
Kobernik - Busto
Observation Date
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Avalanche Date
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Region
Nebo East Bowls
Location Name or Route
S bowl of the Nebo east facing bowls.
Elevation
10700
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Width
100
Comments
Viewed this natural avalanche (SS-R1-D2-N) from a LONG distance so details are speculation. However, I know that there was preexisting snow on this slope prior to the storm. No doubt, it tilts enough to the north to harbor faceted sugar snow. I did not view very much natural avalanche activity from during the Thanksgiving storms. This was just a hint of how the old weak sugar snow near the ground might react once we start loading more snow on top of it. Time will tell.
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