11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Jonathan Scott
Observation Date: 
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Region: 
Everest Ridge
Location Name or Route: 
Everest Ridge
Elevation: 
8800
Aspect: 
West
Slope Angle: 
40
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Problem: 
Wet Snow
Depth: 
3"
Snow Profile Comments: 
Everything felt and looked pretty solid under the loose wet layer on top. Snow pit confirmed this.
Comments: 
Lots and lots of wet avalanches on almost every aspect. Snow easily gave way and slid, gaining material and momentum on steep slopes. Huge cornices on the east side of the ridge. I'd stay away from the Couloir just east of the ridge for now. I noticed a little bit of wind loading but it didn't look like anything too serious.
Coordinates: 
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