Trappers Loop Bend Landslides, Morgan County
Updated May 3, 2023
Two landslides occurred along and near Trappers Loop Bend (SR-167) in Morgan County. They were first reported on April 30, 2023, by KSL Chopper 5. There is one large landslide and a secondary landslide. The secondary landslide was triggered by movement at the toe of the large landslide and has internal scarps.
Landslide Type: Rotational
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Size: Three-fourths of a football field wide and long (235 by 250 feet) and an 11-foot headscarp
Special Conditions: Presence of geologic unit Norwood Tuff; Landslide toe daylighting in a flowing creek; A benched area near cattle fence was saturated and seeping water.
Damages: Cattle fencing is displaced, SR-167 is above the landslide with no damage
Status: Active, slow-moving