11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Alex Falkenstein
Observation Date: 
Monday, April 25, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Monday, April 25, 2016
Region: 
Lake Creek
Location Name or Route: 
Bald Knoll Ridge Line
Elevation: 
10000
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
38
Trigger: 
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
New Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
6"
Width: 
200
Vertical: 
150
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Buried - Partly: 
1
Comments: 
I was starting to cut downhill, trying to initiate an elevator slide on my snowmobile. The snow fractured at and above me on what seemed to be a storm/wind slab. The debris field was shallow, and I was able to ride out my snowmobile. Very glad it was on a short pitch and shallow slide.
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