Observation: Other Regions

Location: Gunsight Mtn

Route & General Observations

Toured from the parking lot opposite Alascom Road. Had some whumphing down low in isolated feature from what appeared to be wind slabs. Most of the route was under 30° slope angle. Had a large whumph near the 6k level. Found conservative route for the descent. Excellent snow up high and not so much down low.

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

Whumphing in isolated areas. Had one large whumph near the 6000' level.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Very warm and sunny with no wind.

Snow surface

Sun affected. Good ski quality up high with horrific melt freeze crust down low.

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