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Avalanche: Exxons Folley

Observer Name
Mark Staples
Observation Date
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Region
Exxons Folley
Location Name or Route
ExXons Folley
Elevation
11,200'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Width
1,500'
Vertical
1,250'
Comments
A storm lasted for 37 hours from Tuesday morning to Wednesday evening. 3.6 inches of water was recorded at the La Sal SNOTEL at 9600 feet. 32 inches of snow were recorded at the Gold Basin Study Plot at 10,050 feet.
Part of this slope avalanched on Jan 19 (see that avalanche HERE)
Second photo by W. Holdman.
Coordinates

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