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Observer Name: 
Weston Deutschlander
Observation Date: 
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Avalanche Date: 
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Location Name or Route: 
smith moorehouse
Elevation: 
9900
Aspect: 
Northeast
Slope Angle: 
35
Trigger: 
Skier
Avalanche Type: 
Hard Slab
Avalanche Problem: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Weak Layer: 
Facets
Depth: 
5'
Width: 
200
Vertical: 
60
Comments: 

Skier triggered wind slab and broke larger than expected.  Skier initiated at thin part of slab. Skier skied off of slab. 

Comments: 

A very quick crown profile showed F+  (12") storm snow on top of a very consolidated slab. Pencil to Knife hardness on top of a thin layer of facets. Fists in the upper layer, can't even see where I was poking with my finger and then the facet layer on the bottom. 

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