11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Jeremy Jensen..........and J.Watterson
Observation Date: 
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Region: 
Castle Rock
Location Name or Route: 
Castle Rock
Elevation: 
9500
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
Unknown
Trigger: 
Natural
Trigger: additional info: 
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
3'
Width: 
400
Vertical: 
700
Comments: 

Possibly triggered by cornice fall but unsure. No human tracks in the area. Looks to have started about 50 ft wide propagating out to a few hundred feet wide a bit lower.

Comments: 

These from J. Watterson, also from Saturday.......

Coordinates: 
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