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Avalanche: Hogum

Observer Name
Nico S, Greg H
Observation Date
Friday, February 21, 2020
Avalanche Date
Friday, February 21, 2020
Region
Salt Lake » Little Cottonwood Canyon » Hogum
Location Name or Route
Hogum Fork
Elevation
9,400'
Aspect
East
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
18"
Width
30'
Comments
Intentional ski cuts in small wind loaded terrain yielded multiple small avalanches. Consistently saw poor snow structure on higher east face aspects. Both hard and soft wind slabs that ran on the feb 7 crust. Seems steep east facing lines should be approached with caution