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Observer Name: 
Trenbeath
Observation Date: 
Monday, December 28, 2015
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Region: 
Gold Basin
Location Name or Route: 
TuKno NE Face - Shoulder
Elevation: 
11600
Slope Angle: 
35
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
3'
Width: 
300
Vertical: 
900
Comments: 

This report is for the slide to the observer's right. Slide on left ran full depth and is detailed in another report. One or the other is likely a sympathetic release. Slides likely ran during the storm on December 25 or during the wind event of Dec 26. Difficult to tell from a distance but slab on right was likely comprised of snow accumulated from several storms between Dec 18-25 running on the old snow surface that existed prior to the storm cycle. 

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