11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Dave
Observation Date: 
Friday, January 20, 2012
Avalanche Date: 
Friday, January 20, 2012
Region: 
Cub River
Location Name or Route: 
Cub River road to Franklin Basin
Elevation: 
8000
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
33
Trigger: 
Snowmobiler
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
2.5'
Width: 
200
Vertical: 
150
Comments: 

We headed up Hillyard Canyon road Friday morning 1/20/2012, and 3 of us are all experienced snowmobilers with avalanche beacons and survival gear and we where going by the steep sections of the trail 1 at a time. My friend went 1st after he cleared my other friend went and as soon as he was clear I was getting ready to go when the side of the mountain came down in front of me. I was a lucky man and if we had not been going 1 at a time we all could of been buried.

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