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Observer Name: 
Pagnucco
Observation Date: 
Monday, February 15, 2016
Occurrence Date: 
Monday, February 15, 2016
Occurence Time: 
Morning
Region: 
Green canyon
Location Name or Route: 
Green Canyon
Elevation: 
6200
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
39
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem: 
Loose Wet Snow
Depth: 
12"
Width: 
20
Vertical: 
500
Comments: 

This avalanche was one of a number that occurred in the Logan zone in the afternoon of President's Day. Temperatures were extremely warm and there was rapid heating by both greenhousing and direct sun. Overnight temperatures had stayed above freezing for the previous few nights. The area had also received a fair amount of water Saturday night through Monday morning in the form of rain and wet snow. The snow was extremely saturated and unstable. 

It did not hit the popular multi-use Green Canyon trail but did come within a couple hundred feet. 

Coordinates: 
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