11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Trenbeath
Observation Date: 
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Avalanche Date: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Location Name or Route: 
Tomasaki
Elevation: 
11900
Aspect: 
West
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Drifted Snow
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. 

Coordinates: 
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