11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Evan
Observation Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Region: 
Baldy
Location Name or Route: 
Perla's chute, alta
Elevation: 
11000
Aspect: 
Northwest
Slope Angle: 
45
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Wet Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wet Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
12"
Width: 
50
Vertical: 
800
Carried: 
1
Caught: 
1
Snow Profile Comments: 
Settled 11 inches from last snow was on top of smooth firm bed surface
Comments: 

Soft slab released with ski cut on top of slope & ran approx 800 ft. Afternoon warming & ski cut caused slab to release from firm bed surface [FORECASTER COMMENT: This occurred at a closed ski resort where avalanche mitigation is no longer being performed. All terrain at closed resorts must be treated as backcountry terrain.]

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