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Observer Name: 
Mark Pugliese
Observation Date: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Avalanche Date: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Region: 
Cardiff Peak
Location Name or Route: 
Cardiff Peak
Elevation: 
10100
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
37
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
2'
Width: 
40
Vertical: 
250
Comments: 
Convex pocket ripped out on E facing slope near the summit of Cardiff Peak, the slide went over a small cliff band and then entrained more snow as it went down its track. Failed on interface between old faceted grains for the first 10cm off the ground and the newer faced layer below this most recent storm snow. Large grain size change at the interface.
Coordinates: 
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