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Observer Name: 
Kendall Wimmer, Brady Adams
Email: 
Kwimmer@thanksgivingpoint.org
Observation Date: 
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Occurrence Date: 
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Occurence Time: 
4:00pm
Region: 
Deer Creek
Location Name or Route: 
Five Temptations Area
Elevation: 
8700
Aspect: 
Southeast
Slope Angle: 
38
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wet Slab
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
5"
Width: 
100
Vertical: 
400
Comments: 
Triggered wet, soft slide at lower elevation below five temptions, skiing down from Unnamed Peak above Silver Lake, American Fork Canyon. Extremely soft, poor quality snow with recent heating at lower elevation. Snow began pealing away under-foot as we skied across lower elevation slope eventually pulling 100 ft wide, 5" deep slab directly under-foot. Continued across slope to safe location watching slide continue down slope into ravine eventually stopping approximately 400 ft below. Concerned about further slides and exit, skied atop debris field to TR 044 and boot hiked out.
Coordinates: 
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