Avalanche: Ephraim Canyon

Observer Name
Cade Beck
Observation Date
Friday, January 27, 2017
Occurrence Date
Friday, January 27, 2017

Region:

Location Name or Route
Ephraim Canyon
Elevation
10200
Aspect
Southeast
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Storm Slab
Weak Layer
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth
16"
Width
100
Vertical
200
Comments

FORECASTER COMMENTS:  This was basically a storm snow instability enhanced by some wind drifting.

Comments

FORECASTER COMMENTS:  By the time we visited this site a few days later the snow was stable.

Coordinates