11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
james broder
Observation Date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Avalanche Date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Region: 
Snowbasin Backcountry
Location Name or Route: 
Snowbasin Backcountry (East Sisters)
Elevation: 
8000
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
Unknown
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Loose
Depth: 
unknown
Width: 
70
Vertical: 
600
Comments: 

Multiple wet loose slides in the mid-day heat. Ambient temp down in Layton was almost 70 degrees, so probably close to 60 degrees up here. Southeast end of "The Sisters", two drainages to looker's left of Last Chance / WFO. About a quarter mile outside Snowbasin area boundary. Was skinning out there 3/13 and no slides had yet occurred, so these broke loose either 3/14 or on the morning of 3/15. ENE aspect, very warm, sunny, slushy. No skier tracks visible.

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