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Observer Name: 
Mike Dahlquist
Observation Date: 
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Occurrence Date: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Occurence Time: 
Unknown
Region: 
Moab
Location Name or Route: 
Northeast side of Horsehead Peak
Elevation: 
11000
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
Unknown
Trigger: 
Unknown
Depth: 
unknown
Width: 
Unknown
Vertical: 
Unknown
Comments: 

We didn't get close enough to get a good look at the avalanche in the picture, but we skied in trees to get above a slope with a similar aspect/angle. Upon reaching the top and hearing loud whoomphing and seeing cracks that propagated 100+ feet we turned tail. Stay out of open avalanche terrain! There was even whoomphing down well below the ridge tops on the east aspect we skied.

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