Avalanche: Mendon Bench

Observer Name
Toby Weed
Observation Date
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Occurrence Date
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Occurence Time
Overnight

Region:

Location Name or Route
Mendon Bench
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Unknown
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Wind Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
18"
Width
175
Vertical
50
Comments

The elevation of this avalanche is about 4600'.  A perfect deposition area for snow drifted across fields from the west.

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