11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observer Name: 
Hardesty, Wilson, Pollick
Observation Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Avalanche Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Location Name or Route: 
Alexander Basin East Bowl
Elevation: 
9800
Aspect: 
Northeast
Trigger: 
Unknown
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
16"
Width: 
50
Vertical: 
600
Comments: 

Surprised to see this other avalanche after heading down canyon from looking at the more southern one.  This was not triggered by cornice fall but may have been triggered remotely by our party.  Unknown.  

Comments: 

Photos of both avalanches, similar in nature and a photo through the monocular.  

Coordinates: 
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