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Avalanche: Summit

Location: General Observation (Road Obs)

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Route & General Observations

Mixed Rain and snow in the morning with accumulation at Road level 1-2″. Changed to mainly rain in the afternoon. Snow line in afternoon 2500′ level. Natural avalanche debris observed on Moose North as well as south of Summit Lake near Carter Lake area. Visibility was generally poor today.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet Slab
Aspect WestElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Debris piles at base of Moose Mt North.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
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