11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
K Andrews
Observation Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Region: 
Days Draw
Location Name or Route: 
Days Draw
Elevation: 
9900
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
38
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Dry Loose
Avalanche Problem: 
New Snow
Weak Layer: 
Graupel
Depth: 
7"
Width: 
15
Vertical: 
100
Comments: 
The new snow was very sensitive today and class I avalanches were easily triggered with a turn on any slope greater than 35 degrees. We probably triggered 20 small class I "sluff" avalanches over the course of 2 runs. Totally manageable, but communication and safety zones were key. We didn't look closely, but there's a good chance that the weak layer was the graupel that fell Wednesday. All avalanches were within the new snow from Thursday and today (Saturday).
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