11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Cameron
Observation Date: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Region: 
Jolleys Hole
Location Name or Route: 
Jolleys hole
Aspect: 
Northeast
Trigger: 
Snowmobiler
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Deep Slab
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
3'
Width: 
125
Vertical: 
80
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Comments: 

Did not see the event but talked to the one who triggered it. He was almost to the top when it triggered causing him and his sled to ride the slide down the hill not buried.

FORECASTER NOTE:  Numerous avalanches have occurred in Jolly's Hole this season.  There is a good chance that this avalanche slope has also avalanched earlier in the season.  Slopes that have already avalanched this season continue to be quite likely to avalanche again.  However, it is very difficult to determine whether a slope has avalanched earlier this season by just looking at it.  You really need to pay close attention to a particular slope all through the season to know it's history.  This makes things very tricky out there still.  Brett Kobernik

Comments: 

Photos:  Aaron Sorenson

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