|Location:||Road Observation of Summit Lake Area|
Route & General Observations
Clear and colder temperatures this morning. Many Glide Avalanches have released in the past few days. All new avalanches were associated with glide crack releases. Additional glide cracks have formed on Gilpatrick and Summit Peak (East Aspects).
These new glide cracks are at lower to mid elevations. See Pictures.
|Elevation||2400ft||Slope Angle||unknown||Crown Depth||unknown|
Several new releases from Glide Cracks. (Manitoba (additional glide avalanches) and Gilpatrick. All new avalanches were associated with Glide cracks releasing.
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
Watch out for the presence of glide cracks on your route. Many of the new glide cracks were hard to make out without the use of binoculars.
Summit Lake: Current Temperature: 20F Snow depth 42" (New snow less than one inch)
Fresno Ridge: Current Temperature: 23F (Past 24 hours 22-28F) Winds 9-12 mph SSW
Light dusting of snow overnight (Less than one inch)