Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

Route & General Observations

Popular day in the Manitoba area.

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

Glide cracks. Recent avalanches.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

Bright sunshine. No wind. 31F

Snow surface

Below 2000' surface hoar. Above 2500' signs of faceting. New shallow storm slab propigating on south & east aspects, possibly due to sun effects. Minor wind transport of snow has been noticed.


Steep slopes in the area were skied with little signs of instability.

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