Avalanche: Manti Canyon

Observer Name
Eric
Observation Date
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Occurrence Date
Friday, February 21, 2014

Region:

Location Name or Route
South of Ephraim Canyon, most likely in Manti Canyon
Elevation
10100
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Depth
3.5'
Width
500
Vertical
400
Comments

Snowmobilers looking at a slope from the top, turned around and were walking away and remotely triggered a small cornice which then triggered the large avalanche that broke to the ground.

Coordinates