|Location:||Summit Road Observation|
Route & General Observations
Road obs from Johnson Pass pullout to Gilpatricks in Summit Area. This zone appears far more wind impacted than Turnagain with stripping down to rock, especially on NE aspects. Several small and large natural avalanches observed.
Below is a photo of recent activity on a South aspect of Fresno Ridge as seen from Tenderfoot. Click Here for an observation from Tenderfoot from today (3/11/18.)
|Elevation||unknown||Slope Angle||unknown||Crown Depth||unknown|
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
Large natural avalanche on NE aspect above treeline between Silvertip and Moose Mountain. Several small to large natural avalanches at and above treeline on SE aspects between Silvertip and Moose Mountain. These occurred in a heavily cross loaded area.
Large crown and natural avalanche seen from Hope Y Junction on what I believe is Nelson Mountain.
Small natural avalanche on South end of Summit on East side of road.
Three large natural avalanches on S aspect of Fresno above treeline
Overcast and no precipitation