11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Brett Kobernik
Observation Date: 
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Location Name or Route: 
Road banks along Fairview Canyon
Elevation: 
8400
Aspect: 
South
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
New Snow
Weak Layer: 
Density Change
Depth: 
9"
Width: 
125
Vertical: 
70
Comments: 

Rain on snow initiated a natural slab avalanche cycle.  It seemed to be in the low to mid elevations as that is where the most rain was.  Poor visibility up high did not allow for any viewing so can't confirm if there were or were not avalanches in the higher terrain.

Coordinates: 
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