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Observer Name: 
Richard Stum
Email: 
richard@eogar.com
Observation Date: 
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Occurrence Date: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Occurence Time: 
Unknown
Region: 
Pleasant Creek
Location Name or Route: 
Pleasant Creek Canyon
Elevation: 
9900
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
Unknown
Trigger: 
Natural
Depth: 
unknown
Width: 
70
Vertical: 
900
Comments: 

Unknown date. Jan. 6 was just a guess. It took out a bunch of trees and/or bent them over. Having skied in this area for almost a decade, this is the first major avy I have seen at this location. Photos were shot at 8950 ft.

FORECASTER NOTE:  This path is a regular offender.  Often the debris does not run far enough to reach the road.  I have seen it cross the road a few times since I've been forecasting here over the last 4 or 5 years.  Given the small amount of snow on the debris, the most likely release date is Wednesday, Jan 11.  Southwest wind was strong which loads the starting zone in a big way.  Another foot or so of snow fell at the end of the storm.

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