11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Jon Scott
Observation Date: 
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Region: 
Timpanogos
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Pole Couloir
Elevation: 
9500
Aspect: 
West
Slope Angle: 
50
Trigger: 
Hiker
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Snow Profile Comments: 
There was a thick layer of large graupel below a 3 inch slab form about 8500 to 9500 feet.
Comments: 
At 9500 feet I triggered a crack that probably could have been an avalanche spanning the 20 feet across the entire couloir. Thankfully after I sidestepped and stuck to a more rocky route for a bit, it did not give way.
Coordinates: 
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