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Observer Name: 
DS
Observation Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Region: 
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Location Name or Route: 
SL Twins
Elevation: 
10900
Aspect: 
Northwest
Slope Angle: 
37
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
New Snow
Weak Layer: 
Graupel
Depth: 
2"
Width: 
40
Vertical: 
400
Snow Profile Comments: 
Dense windslab on pooled loose graupel.
Comments: 
It appeared that winds picked up Friday night into Saturday morning. Cross loading some features in the vacinity of the NW coulior. Slabs seem to generally small and isolated, but could come as a surprise or carry consequence in exposed terrain....No pics sorry.
Coordinates: 
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