11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Stan Torgersen and Evan Matheson
Observation Date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Region: 
Big Drift/Skyline Summit
Location Name or Route: 
East of Big Drift Staging Area
Elevation: 
10000
Aspect: 
East
Trigger: 
Unknown
Avalanche Type: 
Cornice Fall
Avalanche Problem: 
Cornice
Depth: 
unknown
Width: 
150
Vertical: 
Unknown
Comments: 
This was a cornice collapse. Some of the chunks of snow in the attached picture were the size of an RV. There were tracks leading to the avalanche field and some evidence of jumping off nearby cornices. Please consider the risks!
Coordinates: 
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