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Observer Name: 
Mike Marmar
Email: 
mikemarmar@gmail.com
Observation Date: 
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Occurrence Date: 
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Occurence Time: 
2:30pm
Region: 
Gold Basin
Location Name or Route: 
Gold Basin
Elevation: 
10000
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
35
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Slab
Depth: 
9"
Width: 
25
Vertical: 
80
Caught: 
1
Comments: 
On the traverse out of Gold Basin, I set off this small wind slab and was carried 15-20ft down slope before escaping off the side. It was a small slide, not large enough to bury a person, but it caught our group off guard. The wind had been fairly strong, on and off from the SW most of the day, so it is something to keep in mind as the new snow comes in.
Coordinates: 
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