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Observer Name: 
Ross Downard
Email: 
ross@rossdownard.com
Observation Date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016
Occurrence Date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016
Occurence Time: 
Afternoon
Region: 
Uintas
Location Name or Route: 
Soap Stone Area
Elevation: 
8600
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
33
Trigger: 
Skier
Comments: 
Ski touring in the Unitas. No real collapses or activity in the snow until we reach a steeper section facing ne at 8600' skirted a steeper gulley and gained the next bench. Began touring up a small knoll that got steeper towards the top 33-35 degrees. Very small area of about 50 feet by 50 feet collapse and showed fracture lines when I reached mid slope touring. It did not go anywhere just collapsed and showed fracture lines. I am glad I did not go the way I normally go across the steeper gulley it would went for sure and took me for a ride. Did not investigate further, but I know it's good for you guys to get any info we can send.
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