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Avalanche: Park City Ridgeline

Observer Name
Observer in the area
Observation Date
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Avalanche Date
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Region
Salt Lake » Park City Ridgeline
Location Name or Route
Portuguese gap
Elevation
9,800'
Aspect
North
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Depth
3"
Width
50'
Carried
1
Comments
Forecaster note - Details unclear on this slide, but we are posting this observation submitted by a third party to document avalanche activity.
Avalanche that appeared to involve 3 snowmobiles, but no one appeared to be hurt. One machine had to be towed back to the guard road parking. Occurred on the up track near the ridge by one rider. Possibly avalanching his buddy. Took an hour to get machines running and out of the situation but being obscured by trees made it difficult to see. Hopefully a better incident report from those involved but possibly not because of being on private property.
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