11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
UDOT Woody, relayed verbally to M Staples
Observation Date: 
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Region: 
Primrose Cirque
Location Name or Route: 
Bobs Knob and Pharaoh
Elevation: 
8200
Aspect: 
Southeast
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
New Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow
Depth: 
8"
Width: 
1/4 mile
Comments: 

Significant natural cycle mid morning above Aspen Grove. Bobs Knob had an 8" slide that broke 1200' across. The Pharaoh had a similar slide maybe 900' wide. All failing on very low density snow. It may not settle enough or get stronger in time for the next storm.

Coordinates: 
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