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Observer Name: 
Kobernik-Busto
Observation Date: 
Friday, December 29, 2017
Avalanche Date: 
Monday, December 25, 2017
Location Name or Route: 
Pleasant Creek Main Bowl
Elevation: 
10200
Aspect: 
North
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
10"
Width: 
400
Vertical: 
250
Comments: 

This avalanche released late during the Christmas storm.  Unlike the numerous small slabs in BBQ Bowl from the same cycle, this avalanche was well connected.  Facets that formed in October and November were the weak layer.

I looked at the weak snow on this slope on December 3, 2017.  Check out the observation along with a video HERE.

Coordinates: 

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