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Observer Name: 
Doug Wewer
Observation Date: 
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Avalanche Date: 
Friday, January 25, 2013
Location Name or Route: 
North Ogden Divide
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem: 
Wet Snow
Comments: 

Over the past few days, numerous small, wet loose avalanches came down on road cuts on the North Ogden Divide, Ogden Canyon and near Pineview Reservoir.  Elevations 5,000 to 6,000 feet, North and East aspects.

Photo below is from the Divide and is typical of most of these small slides.

Driving over the Divide, I did observe a fresh, significant debris pile below a steep, NE facing rock band just north of the North Ogden divide.  Visibility was poor and there was no good place to pull over, but it looked to be at least a hundred feet wide.  Elevation near 5600'.

Coordinates: 
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