Avalanche: Gibson Canyon

Observer Name
Toby Weed
Observation Date
Monday, January 9, 2017
Occurrence Date
Monday, January 9, 2017
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
Mount Naomi Wilderness, Maple Bench above Mendon
Elevation
8800
Aspect
East
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Depth
4'
Width
800
Vertical
2500
Comments

A little clearing this afternoon and debris from a large natural avalanche was visible on Maple Bench coming from Gibson Canyon in the Wellsville Mountain Wilderness above Mendon.

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