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Observations

Region: Summit
Location: Road observations
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Route & General Observations

Drove through Summit Lake between 1pm and 2pm to look for recent natural avalanches from a storm that ended on yesterday morning 1/29/19.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Recent avalanches from the storm that ended 1/29/18
D2's Spirit Walker NW-W aspect ~ 3 large crowns - possibly cornice triggered and/or loose snow triggered. Photo doesn't really illustrate this, but details were reported by another observer.
D2 Silvertip peak - W aspect
D2 Manitoba - S aspect
D2 Butch W aspect - 2 gullies
Moose Mt - NW aspect - several gullies, but may be from the previous storm that ended 1/25/19

Weather

Weather

Partly clouds
No precip
30F
calm wind

Photos & Video

Photos



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