12th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions November 2.

Avalanche: High Pockets

Observer Name
Nina Lorentzen
Observation Date
Monday, April 8, 2019
Avalanche Date
Monday, April 8, 2019
Region
High Pockets
Location Name or Route
Cardiff Fork, below High Pockets/Deep Pockets
Elevation
10,000'
Aspect
East
Trigger
Natural
Depth
unknown
Width
Unknown
Comments
Party witnessed a larger wet loose slide, likely caused by warming on rock face above Cardiff Fork around Deep Pockets/High Pockets. 
 
We were a party of 4 taking some photos below High Pockets/Deep Pockets on skin track up Cardiff Fork. One member of the party heard the slide and warned the others to move out of the way. The whole party was able to move into a copse of old growth trees lookers right of the slide, as it continued past where the party had been standing and well past the skin track into the meadow. 
 

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