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Observer Name: 
Steve Cote
Observation Date: 
Monday, December 12, 2016
Occurrence Date: 
Monday, December 12, 2016
Region: 
Wedding Ring Ridge
Location Name or Route: 
Wedding Ring
Elevation: 
10000
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
38
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Cornice
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
18"
Width: 
100
Vertical: 
150
Comments: 

New snow at millers flat was 25 cm. Wind was blowing hard from the west.  Large cornice build up from East to North East. New snow was already stripped from pack. Still a lot of snow transport.

 

Comments: 

Looks like the slide was early this morning. There was also two smaller cornice failures along wedding ring ridge.

Coordinates: 
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