Avalanche: Upper Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Occurrence Date
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Occurence Time
12:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Peak 10784
Elevation
10400
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
50
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Depth Hoar
Width
150
Vertical
500
Comments

Watched a natural cornice fall initiate a shallow slab on a steep, unsupported slope. The pocket broke to the ground, generating a good amount of debris... more the exception than the rule.


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