Accident: Upper Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Craig Gordon/Johnny Adolphson
Observation Date
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Occurrence Date
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Occurence Time
Afternoon

Region:

Location Name or Route
M&M Drainage
Elevation
10000
Aspect
Southwest
Slope Angle
36
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
3'
Width
200
Vertical
900
Carried
1
Caught
1
Accident and Rescue Summary

Very experienced skier, with years of local terrain and snowpack knowledge, unintentionally triggered hard slab, breaking to the ground.

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