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Avalanche: Jaws

Observer Name
Russ Costa
Observation Date
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Avalanche Date
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Region
Salt Lake » Big Cottonwood Canyon » Days Fork » Jaws
Location Name or Route
Jaws
Elevation
10,200'
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
2'
Width
125'
Comments
Notable avalanche on the west entrance ramp into Jaws. Slope failed on a steep, thin, rocky, NNE aspect. Likely a remote or natural, wind load trigger,
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