Avalanche: Upper Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Avalanche Date
Monday, January 7, 2019
Region
Upper Weber Canyon
Location Name or Route
M&M Drainage
Elevation
10,300'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
36°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
2.5'
Width
600'
Vertical
1,000'
Comments
 
 
 
 
A remarkably long running slide given the relatively shallow volume of snow. I suspect this slide released naturally sometime late in the storm, splashing up either side of the steep gully walls, and stacking up a huge amount of deep, timber busting debris.
Coordinates

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