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Observer Name: 
Weston Deutschlander
Observation Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018
Occurrence Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018
Occurence Time: 
11:30am
Region: 
Shingle Mill
Location Name or Route: 
Shingle Mill
Elevation: 
9800
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
39
Trigger: 
Skier
Trigger: additional info: 
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type: 
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Slab
Weak Layer: 
New Snow/Old Snow Interface
Depth: 
2'
Width: 
25
Vertical: 
300
Comments: 

Skier 1 noted that: A. North East Facing B. Steep slope (39°) C. Obvious signs of wind loading. Upon saying that skier 1 decided to poke out along the ridge and give a couple jumps and traverse closer to rollover to intentionally see if anything would happen. As skier 1 excited the fattest part of the slope to a shallower part the fracture initiated (from the ridge). 

Comments: 

Would have sucked getting pushed into these trees. 

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