11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Craig Gordon
Observation Date: 
Monday, February 20, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Monday, February 20, 2017
Region: 
Weber Canyon
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Weber Canyon
Elevation: 
9800
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
40
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
12"
Width: 
250
Vertical: 
200
Comments: 

A lot of terrain took on heat and got shrink-wrapped yesterday. However, winds were strong enough to produce this natural avalanche. Breaking 1' deep x 250' wide and running 300' vertically, this slide occurred on a steep, upper elevation, northeast aspect in Upper Weber Canyon.

Coordinates: 
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