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Observation Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Occurence Time: 
7:30am
Region: 
Pioneer Ridge
Location Name or Route: 
Pioneer Main Chute
Elevation: 
10200
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
35
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Slab
Weak Layer: 
New Snow
Depth: 
4"
Width: 
15
Vertical: 
60
Comments: 
Was able to trigger multiple small wind slabs with ski cuts in the main Pioneer Chute behind Brighton resort. My partner was also able to trigger at least one being second on the run. The slope was cross loaded with obvious pillows which is where we were able to trigger slides with ski cuts. The wind was blowing in the 20's by my estimate. The riding was better and the winds decreased as we decreased in elevation.
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