11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Weed
Observation Date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Location Name or Route: 
Wellsiville Mt Wilderness, Hells Canyon
Elevation: 
8500
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
Unknown
Trigger: 
Natural
Trigger: additional info: 
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wet Snow
Weak Layer: 
Wet grains
Depth: 
3'
Width: 
300
Vertical: 
1750
Comments: 

Took pictures of a couple large fresh natural wet avalanches today in the Wellsvilles.  I don't know when the cornice fall triggered slides occurred, maybe in today's strong midmorning sun.   A string of nights lacking a good freeze and very warm daytime temperatures means dangerous wet avalanche conditions on the sustained steep and very sunny slopes on the east side of the Wellsville Range.  

We need a good overnight refreeze....  

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