Avalanche: Upper Weber Canyon

Observer Name
Craig Gordon/Shannon Finch
Observation Date
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Occurrence Date
Monday, February 26, 2018
Occurence Time
Afternoon

Region:

Location Name or Route
Upper Weber Canyon
Elevation
10200
Aspect
Northeast
Slope Angle
40
Trigger
Natural
Trigger: additional info
Cornice Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
2'
Width
150
Vertical
350
Comments


Bump in the winds probably lead to tipping the scales of a small cornice which released and crashed down on the slope below.

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