11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Ted Scroggin
Observation Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Avalanche Date: 
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Region: 
Millcreek
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Mill Creek
Elevation: 
10600
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
37
Trigger: 
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
3'
Width: 
200
Vertical: 
175
Comments: 
Thought I would check out some of the weaker snow pack areas around the Mill Creek drainage since things have been a little quiet over there. I spotted this sled triggered slide that may have happened on Sunday with the nice weather and new snow. It looks like the slide started as a shallow wind slab then stepped down into weak snow near the ground. This slope avalanches quite often when southwest winds grabs snow from the large fetch and deposits it onto the leeward side.
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