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Avalanche: Salt Lake

Observer Name
Grainger
Observation Date
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Avalanche Date
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Region
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route
Airplane Peak
Elevation
10,100'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Width
100'
Vertical
200'
Comments
Difficult to see details but observed this apparent crown on lower NE face of Airplane Peak.  Complex rocky terrain and unsure what this failed on but dug on a similar aspect and angle   on the eastern White Pine ridge for comparison.
Comments
Advanced basal facets, 9600’ NE facing rocky terrain.
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