11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Layne C
Observation Date: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Avalanche Date: 
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Region: 
Georges Bowl
Location Name or Route: 
George's Bowl
Elevation: 
9600
Aspect: 
East
Slope Angle: 
32
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Remotely Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
2'
Width: 
100
Vertical: 
400
Comments: 
We noted widespread collapsing of the snow pack all morning. Remotely triggered two sizeable slides in George's Bowl when we were 500 to 600 linear feet in a safe zone below. 300/400 vertical above us. We investigated the crown and it was 2' deep and 33 degree starting zone, with a small steeper section below, maybe 37 to 38 degrees. Avalanche toe was on 28/29 degree slope to the side of our safe zone. The second ran north on the ridgeline on George's with an estimated 3' crown at the ridge a minute or two after the first slide.
Coordinates: 
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