Avalanche: Moab

Observer Name
Trenbeath
Observation Date
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Occurrence Date
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
Tomasaki
Elevation
11900
Aspect
West
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
4'
Width
50
Vertical
1000
Comments

Wind slab formed by the SE winds. Natural release down into old snow / buried facets. Pocket was adjacent to scoured and snowless slope. Gully was excellent fetch for SE wind loading. 

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