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Avalanche: Cascade Ridge

Observer Name
Meisenheimer / UDOT
Observation Date
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Avalanche Date
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Region
Cascade Ridge
Location Name or Route
Cascade Ridgeline
Elevation
10,400'
Aspect
Southwest
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wet Snow
Weak Layer
Wet grains
Depth
6'
Width
500'
Vertical
2,000'
Comments
Late in the afternoon two large wet slab avalanches released off the west wide of the Provo Massif.  These looked to be 6-10' deep and upwards of 500' wide running 2,000' vertical feet downhill leaving massive piles of cement like debris.
 
 
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