|Location:||Ptarmigan Lake Trail|
Route & General Observations
Hiked Ptarmigan Lake trail to the end of the lake. Observed several natural avalanches in channel terrain on North facing slopes on the other side of the the Lake. Upon our return one of the gully’s we crossed was full of new debris, covering our tracks from an hour earlier when we crossed it.
|Trigger||Natural||Avalanche Type||Wet Loose Snow||Aspect||South|
|Elevation||unknown||Slope Angle||unknown||Crown Depth||unknown|
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
Recent evidence of avalanche's were seen in Summit Lake on Butch on drive to Ptarmigan Lake trail
High's the 50Fs
The entire trail was free of snow except for this one gully. Most of the South facing slopes above were also snow free with isolated patches, or at least what we could see from below.