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Observer Name: 
Sean
Email: 
frazier13@gmail.com
Observation Date: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Occurrence Date: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Occurence Time: 
10:00am
Region: 
Butler Basin
Location Name or Route: 
Gobblers/Butler Basin
Elevation: 
10000
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
38
Trigger: 
Snowboarder
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem: 
Loose Wet Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
6"
Width: 
50
Vertical: 
300
Comments: 
Unintentional slide triggered in the Gobblers/Butler Basin area this morning around 10am. The sun had been shining on the slope for approx. 2 hours prior, however the snow seemed fairly dry at the top. After a couple hundred feet I looked upslope and saw the slide moving at snail pace; it looked like someone had poured concrete down the slope. After moving safely away from the runout zone I hoped to get my camera out in time to capture a video, but was a bit too slow as the debris had just settled. My partner dropped the same line, hoping to examine the crown/sidewalls, and triggered two more smaller sluffs that ran on the original bed surface for a hundred feet or so. As we were leaving we noticed that two natural slides had recently occurred in the area; a wet slide on a southern aspect and a point release on an eastern aspect.
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