Avalanche: Wellsville Mountain Wilderness

Observer Name
Toby Weed
Observation Date
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Occurrence Date
Friday, March 10, 2017
Occurence Time
Unknown

Region:

Location Name or Route
Pine Canyon, Wellsville Mountain Wilderness
Elevation
7200
Aspect
Southeast
Slope Angle
Unknown
Trigger
Natural
Avalanche Type
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem
Loose Wet Snow
Weak Layer
Wet grains
Depth
unknown
Width
Unknown
Vertical
900
Comments

Fresh loose wet avalanches were visible from a distance in Pine Canyon.  I  have no idea when these occurred, but during the heat on Friday is a good bet.  Wet avalanches like these will become more likely with above normal temperatures in the next few days.

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