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Avalanche: Moffit Basin

Observer Name
Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Avalanche Date
Friday, November 29, 2019
Region
Uintas » Moffit Basin
Location Name or Route
Upper Moffit Basin
Elevation
10,600'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
37°
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
3'
Width
1,000'
Vertical
400'
Comments
Crown was barely visible... I drew in dimensions with the Power Point "Sharpie" option.
Breaking naturally and failing on weak snow near the ground, looks like this well connected slab released on the 28th or 29th.
Coordinates

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