11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Ryan
Observation Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Monday, January 23, 2017
Region: 
Maybird Gulch
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Maybird/No Name Baldy
Elevation: 
10700
Aspect: 
Northwest
Slope Angle: 
36
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Depth: 
2'
Width: 
40
Vertical: 
200
Comments: 
Avalanche was at the bottom of the easternmost couloir between No Name Baldy peak and Pfeifferhorn. Looks to have run at least a couple of days ago, based on the wind transport covering the bed surface and debris. Small (~6"?) crown up in the rocks (hard to see in the photo) appeared to be the first release, which then stepped down to a deeper slab below the couloir, where the crown was ~1 to 2'. Debris was 4F/1F hardness slab, did not inspect the crown. Not clear what it ran on, but we did observe graupel pooling below the coulier.
Coordinates: 
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