11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Alyson Ward
Observation Date: 
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Monday, December 25, 2017
Region: 
Bunch Grass
Location Name or Route: 
Bunchgrass
Elevation: 
8700
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
35
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
New Snow
Weak Layer: 
New Snow
Depth: 
unknown
Width: 
25
Vertical: 
70
Comments: 
Widespread collapsing, especially in sparsely covered, brushy areas. Collapsing continued, albeit decreased in severity with elevation and aspect. Soft to medium density wind slabs on all aspects.In areas with dense slabs there were shooting cracks along the uptrack. Choose to ski conservatively, on 25 to 28 degree slopes. The soft slab was good skiing and fast.
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