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Observer Name: 
Eric
Observation Date: 
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Occurrence Date: 
Friday, February 21, 2014
Region: 
Manti Canyon
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: 
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