11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
M.D.
Observation Date: 
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Region: 
Jolleys Hole
Location Name or Route: 
Jolly's Hole, upper north fork of Manti Canyon
Elevation: 
10200
Aspect: 
Northeast
Trigger: 
Snowmobiler
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Deep Slab
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
4'
Comments: 

Rider approached the slope from the bottom.  It fractured when he was 3/4 of the way up.  He was able to veer left and throttle off the slab before it caught him.

The avalanche broke on the weak early season snow near the ground.

Coordinates: 
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