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Observer Name: 
Brett Kobernik
Observation Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018
Occurrence Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018
Region: 
Big Horseshoe
Location Name or Route: 
Big Horseshoe
Elevation: 
10800
Aspect: 
Northeast
Trigger: 
Natural
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Width: 
175
Vertical: 
900
Comments: 

Two naturals released in The Big Shoe early today or late Friday.  8 to 10" higher density snow along with moderate to strong wind was the culprit.  There is no doubt they broke into old snow.

Comments: 

Wind transporting snow was still obvious when I came across these.  These photos were taken from a long distance away so they don't do the large debris piles much justice.  These are serious avalanches.  

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