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Observer Name: 
Chris Benson
Email: 
benson.topher@gmail.com
Observation Date: 
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Occurence Time: 
2:00pm
Region: 
Moab
Location Name or Route: 
Colorado Bowl
Elevation: 
10900
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
35
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Repeater
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Loose Dry Snow
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
6"
Width: 
20
Vertical: 
500
Comments: 
We observed 3 relatively small soft slab avalanches that started in the recent storm/wind slab but then quickly became more of a loose-dry avalanche due to the abundance of faceted snow below. All 3 slide were relatively shallow 6" and about 20-30' wide. 2 of the slides were triggered by a snowmobile high marking on a 35 degree east facing slope. The larges of the slides started in a "repeat offender"- a path that had clearly run before this season, (an old crown was visible).
Coordinates: 
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