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Avalanche: Seward

Location: Lost Lake

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Observer:
Route & General Observations

Photos sent in secondhand from Natural (likely) avalanche in the Lost Lake zone on Thursday 12/20/2018.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect UnknownElevation 2300ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth2ft
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Likely natural. 2-3' deep, soft slab.

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

Shooting cracks and natural avalanches observed.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

2'+ new snow. Light winds and mostly sunny skies.

Snow surface

Soft, unconsolidated powder.

Photos & Video
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