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Observer Name: 
Paul Jensen
Email: 
phjensen@bowieresources.com
Observation Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014
Occurrence Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014
Occurence Time: 
6:00am
Region: 
Skyline Mine Road
Location Name or Route: 
Highway 264 across from Skyline Mine
Elevation: 
8700
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
40
Trigger: 
Natural
Trigger: additional info: 
Sympathetic Release
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
3'
Width: 
1/2 mile
Vertical: 
100
Caught: 
3
Comments: 
Chevy Tahoe driving to Skyline Mine for the beginning of the day shift and the north facing slope across the highway from the mine let go and pushed the Tahoe off the north side of the road (vehicle was traveling east down the canyon toward the mine) and snow went up and over the vehicle and when the snow stopped, it was piled up to the windows. Occupants of the vehicle were able to get out and walk the short distance to the mine to get a front end loader to dig them out.
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