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Observations

Region: Summit
Location: General Observation
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Route & General Observations

  1. Recent sun affect natural avalanches on South Aspect in steep and rocky terrain. Generally small avalanches D-1 one D-2. On NW aspect D-1 Human Triggered Avalanche (Unknown time frame) just to lookers right of main gully Tri Tip (Paluki). No one was caught triggered during a hard left turn.

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet SlabAspect South
Elevation 3200ftSlope Angle 40degCrown Depth 12in
WidthunknownLengthunknown  

Observer Comments

Point releases and small slab releases on South Aspect.
Human Triggered avalanche shallow slab or sluff 30 feet wide under ski track during turn.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

Recent Avalanches?YesCollapsing (Whumphing)?NoCracking (Shooting cracks)?No

Observer Comments

Late afternoon small avalanches South Aspects and around steep rocky terrain.

Weather

Weather

Summit Lake: Sunny, Current Temp:30F, Past 24 hours 0-30F, Snow Depth 29"
Summit Lake Ridge Top (3800'): Current Temp:14F, Past 24 hours 10-15F, Winds 2-5 variable generally from the NW Peak Gust 8MPH.

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