Avalanche: Summit

Location: Manitoba - West Bowl

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Route & General Observations

Standard uptrack. This is mostly just to add photos to Matthew’s observation. Interesting to see when, where and how the West Bowl of Manitoba can slide.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect WestElevation 3600ft
Slope Angle 34degCrown Depth 18in
Width 100ftVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Toured up to check out the 11-19 slide. A previous group set off an additional small hangfire slide approximately 100-150 feet above the (obliterated) crown of the 11-19 slide.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Photos & Video
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