11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Kobernik/Kendall
Observation Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Avalanche Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Location Name or Route: 
South Blue Slide Fork of Pleasant Creek
Elevation: 
10200
Aspect: 
North
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
2'
Width: 
50
Vertical: 
80
Comments: 

Small pocket that released toward the end of the storm.

Comments: 

We were skiing in the lower angle terrain adjacent to the small avalanche and came across these stress cracks where the weak layer collapsed and caused the snow surface to "spiderweb".  The slope is not steep enough to avalanche though.

Coordinates: 
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