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Observer Name: 
Kurt Nosack
Observation Date: 
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Region: 
UFO Bowls
Location Name or Route: 
Near UFO bowls, East face above Alpine loop road
Elevation: 
9200
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
Unknown
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Dry Loose
Avalanche Problem: 
Loose Dry Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
10"
Width: 
100
Vertical: 
300
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Snow Profile Comments: 
New snow slid on top of old snow crust.
Comments: 
Triggered the slide when I fell on a section of the slope that was a bit steeper than the rest (short rollover section) midslope. Slid about 200' on a raft of new snow. Ran slowly, so no turbulance so just stayed on top as it slid. Did not run to the bottom of the hill. Guessing the slope was about 30 degrees but the slide started in a steeper section (maybe 34).
Coordinates: 
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