Avalanche: Box Canyon Headwall

Observer Name
Weed
Observation Date
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Occurrence Date
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Occurence Time
12:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Steep Hollow South, Box Canyon Headwall
Elevation
9400
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem
Loose Wet Snow
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
12"
Width
45
Vertical
500
Comments

I saw a recent loose wet avalanche and stopped to gather the riders in our level 1 class.  As several of us waited for the rest to join we watched as a second wet avalanche occurred right next to the first one. 

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