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Observations

Region: Placer
Location: Skookum Glacier
Observer:
Date:

Route & General Observations

Road photo.

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type UnknownAspect Northeast
Elevation 3000ftSlope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
Width 5000ftLength 1000ft  

Observer Comments

Spotted very large natural avalanche on a ENE aspect in Skookum at about 5PM.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Weather

Weather

Sunny, but clouds overhead. 37 degrees in Portage at the time. Calm wind.

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

Getting moist with warming in the afternoon.

Snowpack

N/A

Photos & Video

Photos



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