11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Bill Hunt
Observation Date: 
Friday, April 1, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Region: 
Hells Canyon
Location Name or Route: 
Hells canyon
Elevation: 
8300
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
40
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem: 
Wet Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow
Vertical: 
1000
Comments: 
A sizeable wet slide appears to have run yesterday afternoon, in Hells canyon. Not clear if this was skier triggered or natural. Deposition about 300 feet in length, 2 to 5 feet deep, leaving a hard ice bed surface, and even scouring a small sidewall on the right. 3rd photo, I threw a ski pole down into the debris for reference. Note the old wet debris on the left, with a blanket of fresh snow.
Coordinates: 
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