11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Trenbeath
Observation Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Avalanche Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014
Location Name or Route: 
Noriega's
Elevation: 
10000
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
40
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
3'
Width: 
100
Vertical: 
400
Comments: 

This is a different slide than reported by others. Located down low on the slope, on the main north face, this is the lowest elevation slide from the cycle. Wind loading and new snow provided the trigger, but failure was deep enough to be in the old, faceted snow.

Coordinates: 
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