Observation: Summit

Location: General Observation Summit Lake

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Wind loading on South and East facing slope. Natural Avalanche activity on S and E aspects across the Seward District from Summit Lake south to Seward.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Summit Lake: Clear, Windy, current temperature 20F. Past 24 hours Low -15F High 20F. Snow Depth 29"
Summit Lake (3800') Current Temperature 5F. Past 24 hours Low 1F High 10F.
Wind NW-NNW 10-24mph Gust to 32 MPH.
Active Wind loading today.

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