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Observer Name: 
Trenbeath
Observation Date: 
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Horse Creek
Elevation: 
11300
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
40
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
2'
Width: 
450
Vertical: 
1000
Comments: 

Noticed rapid wind loading on this slope on February 8th, with sensitive cornices building. Additional snow load came in on February 9th which likely tipped the scales. Observed debris from above on the 13th, and skied in from below on the 15th to have a better look.

Coordinates: 
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