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Observer Name: 
Ed Grote
Observation Date: 
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Region: 
Dory Canyon
Location Name or Route: 
Corkscrew Glade
Elevation: 
10900
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
34
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
2.5'
Width: 
100
Vertical: 
400
Comments: 
The slide probably came down after the Dec 25-26 storm. During this storm 20" of new snow fell on top of 15" to 20" of snow from 3 days before. There are two slide paths shown in the photo. The slide path on the left has a ~38-40 breakover below the starting zone which slides frequently. The path on the right is around 30-33 degrees and does not slide very often. We could not see how far the slide traveled into the trees below.
Coordinates: 
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