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Avalanche: Red Pine Gulch

Observer Name
Ethan
Observation Date
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Avalanche Date
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Region
Salt Lake » Little Cottonwood Canyon » Red Pine Gulch
Location Name or Route
40°33'20"N 111°41'33"W
Elevation
9,800'
Aspect
West
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Depth
12"
Width
40'
Comments
Small soft slab avalanche involving new snow from the storm observed at around 7:30am. It happened in a long skinny chute, so the debris pile was deep. A friendly reminder that even small slide can be deadly in the right terrain. We also had a lot of collapsing and cracking on Northern through western aspects around 8500 feet in red pine canyon before observing the slide from across the canyon.
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