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Avalanche: Maybird Gulch

Observer Name
Brackelsberg
Observation Date
Sunday, April 24, 2022
Avalanche Date
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Region
Salt Lake » Little Cottonwood Canyon » Maybird Gulch
Location Name or Route
Maybird Gulch
Elevation
10,600'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
New Snow
Weak Layer
Density Change
Depth
18"
Width
300'
Vertical
600'
Comments
We observed this avalanche in Maybird that appears to be from a chunk of cornice breaking off. We were very surprised t the propagation and distinct soft slab crown.
Photo 1 was at 10AM. Photo 2 was at 12:30. Most of the Maybird Ridge had soft sluffs and significant roller balling by that time.
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