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Observer Name: 
abc
Observation Date: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Occurence Time: 
Afternoon
Region: 
Snowbasin Backcountry
Location Name or Route: 
ridgeline north of Mt Ogden
Elevation: 
9300
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
41
Trigger: 
Snowboarder
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Slab
Depth: 
8"
Width: 
20
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Accident and Rescue Summary: 

An experienced snowboarder was caught by a small pocket that came out above him in a steep ENE chute, 9300', estimated 8" deep, at least 40 degrees, probably 43. The starting zone about 20 feet wide, propagating to an estimated 50-60 feet wide, and carried him over 300 feet. Luckily it was in an open bowl; he narrowly missed a rock, and was not hurt. 

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