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Avalanche: Birthday Chutes

Observer Name
Anon
Observation Date
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Avalanche Date
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Region
Salt Lake » Little Cottonwood Canyon » White Pine » Birthday Chutes
Location Name or Route
Birthday Chutes
Elevation
10,000'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Snowboarder
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Depth
6"
Width
400'
Carried
1
Comments
New snow and a bit of wind slab broke the face on Birthday Chutes. Caught and carried but not enough snow entrained to bury. Watch you six for fast moving sloughs and new snow instability.
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