Avalanche: Summit

Location: Gilpatrick (Near Devils Pass) South end of Summit Lake

Avalanche Details
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TriggerunintentionalRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type0Aspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Natural wet storm slab D-2 that went to the ground at lower elevation. Multiple start zones. (8" new snow from storm...light rain falling at time of observations. Avalanche suspect of releasing on Monday night March 16th.

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

Roller balls and point releases widespread at mid to lower elevations

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Temperature 40-42 at valley bottom, Light rain.

Snow surface

8" of new snow from Monday was very wet at lower elevations

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