Avalanche: Moab

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

Region:

Location Name or Route
Haystack Ridge
Elevation
11300
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
40
Trigger
Unknown
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
3'
Width
70
Vertical
450
Comments

Hard wind slab stepping down into old snow / buried facet layer. Likely natural from SE wind event of December 31, 2014 but snowmobile tracks were in the area. 

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