Avalanche: River Heights Bench

Observer Name
Andy Arave
Observation Date
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Avalanche Date
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Region
River Heights Bench
Location Name or Route
River Heights Bench
Elevation
5,600'
Aspect
West
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
12"
Width
100'
Vertical
150'
Comments
A group of deer above me sent this down while hiking on the foothills of the east bench. It broke all the way down to the soil and ran about 175 feet. 
Comments
I went up to check it out and noticed another one above.   This was also likely triggered by those renegade deer....
 
Toby (Logan Zone Avalanche Forecaster)
 
Coordinates

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