Avalanche: Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Michael Janulaitis
Observation Date
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Occurrence Date
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Occurence Time
2:00pm

Region:

Location Name or Route
Weber Canyon
Elevation
9800
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
42
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem
Deep Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2.5'
Width
25
Vertical
175
Comments

While skinning up some dense steep trees, I felt the snow pack collapse then a few moments later watched this remotely triggered slide come down.  The crown was about 150 away from my position.  The snow slid on facets above depth hoar 30 cm above the ground.
 

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