11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Region: 
Box Elder Peak
Location Name or Route: 
Wellsville Mountain Wilderness, Box Elder Peak
Elevation: 
9100
Aspect: 
North
Slope Angle: 
38
Trigger: 
Skier
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
5"
Width: 
25
Vertical: 
500
Caught: 
1
Comments: 
Triggered small, manageable soft slabs near Box Elder Peak. They were not deep but propagated and released enough snow to carry a skier. There is a skier in the photo below.
Comments: 
Additionally, there were some monster sized cornices. This is the crack of one house sized cornice.
Comments: 
Noticed numerous soft slab avalanches likely triggered by breaking cornices
Coordinates: 
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