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Observer Name: 
Kikkert, Manos
Observation Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Location Name or Route: 
Snake Creek
Elevation: 
9800
Aspect: 
Northeast
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Loose
Avalanche Problem: 
Wet Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
1"
Width: 
30
Vertical: 
300
Comments: 

Triggered on a ski cut. Began as wet loose, but pulled out a chunk of wind slab mid-track and ran much further than it would have otherwise. Winds were really getting down into the Snake Creek drainage, with lots of cross loading. The pocket pulled out by the wet loose was one of these cross loaded pockets. 

Coordinates: 
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