11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Craig Gordon
Observation Date: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Avalanche Date: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Location Name or Route: 
Upper Moffitt Basin
Elevation: 
10400
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
37
Trigger: 
Snowmobiler
Trigger: additional info: 
Unintentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
3'
Width: 
500
Vertical: 
450
Comments: 

I rolled up to 3 sled triggered slabs in Upper Moffitt Basin this morning. These were sizable pieces of snow breaking 3' feet and a couple hundred feet wide. All slides were triggered low on the slope.... on generally flat terrain. 

 

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