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Observer Name: 
willie holdman
Email: 
willie@holdman.com
Observation Date: 
Friday, January 1, 2016
Occurrence Date: 
Friday, January 1, 2016
Occurence Time: 
2:00pm
Region: 
Shot Gun Chute
Location Name or Route: 
Box Elder - Shotgun Chute (East chute)
Elevation: 
10300
Aspect: 
North
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
18"
Width: 
40
Vertical: 
200
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Buried - Partly: 
1
Comments: 

Lots of wind build up. We hiked in the pines until there were no more pines, then the ridge line. Fierce winds all day, and probably some from pervious day.

Coordinates: 
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