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Observer Name: 
Kikkert
Observation Date: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Monday, February 1, 2016
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Weber Canyon
Elevation: 
10500
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
38
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Depth Hoar
Depth: 
2.5'
Width: 
50
Vertical: 
400
Comments: 

This is a repeater in an area that previously avalanched during the solstice cycle.  Likely failed Monday during the high winds. Dug a pit right next to the crown and couldn't get propagation and structure was not overly weak.  This shows the pockety nature of this problem, with slopes that have previously avalanched now very difficult to distinguish from those that haven't.

 

 

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