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Observations

Region: Summit
Location: South slope of fresno
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Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Hard SlabAspect Unknown
Elevation 2600ftSlope Angle 22degCrown Depth 6in
Width 20ftLength 20ft  

Observer Comments

Did a snow test on South slop of fresno. Failed on first elbow tap. Went back up to ski main face and triggered a very small slab

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

Recent Avalanches?NoCollapsing (Whumphing)?NoCracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes

Snow Characteristics

Snowpack

Weak wind slab layer about 20 cm down on wind loaded south facing slopes. Test failed on 22 degree slope on first elbow tap

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