Avalanche: Summit

Location: CO peak and North bowl off Summit Peak

Route & General Observations

Similar slope angle rib to climbers left, some 5-10 old fracture lines observed in area some of which propagated widely and stepped down.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect North Northwest
Elevation 3600ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 24inWidth 1500ft
Vertical Run 2000ft  
Avalanche Details

Avalanche appeared to be several days old. Ran across CO creek and up the other side despite a pronounced bench in run out zone. Avalanche stepped down. Blocky debris to 2.5'. Appears to have wrapped around rib in middle of bowl. A couple of smaller releases approx. 500' lower also visible
Crown depth estimated. width and vertical run from mapping

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