Avalanche: Upper Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Johnny Adolphson/Craig Gordon
Observation Date
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Occurrence Date
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Occurence Time
Overnight

Region:

Location Name or Route
Upper Weber Canyon
Elevation
10500
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
37
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Ground Interface
Depth
3'
Width
300
Vertical
500
Comments

Multiple large pockets occurring during the strong westerly winds late on the evening 12/16. All slides breaking to weak sugary snow near the ground.

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