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Avalanche: Diving Board

Observer Name
Ryan Choi
Observation Date
Sunday, April 24, 2022
Avalanche Date
Sunday, April 24, 2022
Region
Salt Lake » Big Cottonwood Canyon » Broads Fork » Diving Board
Location Name or Route
Diving Board
Elevation
10,200'
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Glide
Avalanche Problem
Gliding Snow
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
6'
Width
300'
Comments
A natural glide avalanche occurred ~12:15PM up Broads Fork on the Diving Board. Heard a low rumbling and observed the release from a distance. Estimated crown about 300' wide and 6' deep. The slide ran over the cliffs and into the flats below approximately 1600' vertical.
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