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Observer Name: 
Tavis
Email: 
tavis300@yahoo.com
Observation Date: 
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Occurence Time: 
Overnight
Region: 
Bear Lake
Location Name or Route: 
Just East of Lakeview Drive in Fish Haven, ID 42°00'49.8"N 111°26'26.5"W
Elevation: 
7100
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
Unknown
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Slab
Weak Layer: 
Depth Hoar
Depth: 
unknown
Width: 
250
Vertical: 
150
Comments: 
Saw this slide from my bedroom window Sunday morning. Slide wasn't there Saturday and I suspect the strong winds Saturday night loaded enough snow to cause the weak snow to collapse. This is a low elevation slope with shallow snow pack. I wasn't able to make it up to poke around so observations are from a Saturday afternoon snowshoe outing I went on with my wife. I wasn't on this slope but other slopes in the area had weak, faceted snow all the way to the ground. There was a layer about 6" down and I would guess that the south most section of the slide appears to have broken on and not stepped down. The north section of the slide broke further down. This slide seems to have matched your 2/8 warning re shallow snow and low elevations almost perfectly.
Coordinates: 
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