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Observer Name: 
The Snowy Torrents
Observation Date: 
Monday, March 17, 2014
Avalanche Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 1986
Region: 
Alta Ski Area
Location Name or Route: 
Sugarloaf in Alta Ski Area
Elevation: 
10700
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
39
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Deep Slab
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
5'
Width: 
600
Vertical: 
1000
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Buried - Fully: 
1
Killed: 
1
Accident and Rescue Summary: 

Below is a narrative of the accident from The Snowy Torrents; Avalanche Accidents in the United States 1980-1986, Nick Logan and Dale Atkins.

Coordinates: 
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