Avalanche: Logan River

Observer Name
Toby Weed
Observation Date
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Occurrence Date
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Occurence Time
Unknown

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Location Name or Route
Logan River, below Dugway
Elevation
6500
Aspect
West
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem
Loose Wet Snow
Weak Layer
Wet grains
Depth
12"
Width
50
Vertical
700
Comments

I looked at a fresh natural wet avalanche that hit the Logan River.  The wet avalanche certainly entrained lots of loose wet snow, but I couldn't tell if it was a wet slab or just loose snow coming off cliffs high on the slope.

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