11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Trenbeath
Observation Date: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Avalanche Date: 
Monday, January 12, 2015
Region: 
Moab
Location Name or Route: 
Talking Mountain Cirque
Elevation: 
11600
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
42
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Depth Hoar
Depth: 
2.5'
Width: 
250
Vertical: 
450
Comments: 

Avalanche described in this report is drawn in on the viewers right. Slide initiated as a storm slab but stepped down to the ground in a rocky area with an extremely shallow snowpack. 

Coordinates: 
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