Observation: Seward

Location: Mt. Alice - Summer Trail

Route & General Observations

Toured up to 2600ft on summer ridgeline. Observed no red flags. Observed old avalanches triggered by cornice fall from last week on steep westerly terrain.

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

S-1, 0C at 1900

Snow surface

Supportable crust from below Tree line on up. New wet-moist snow from Saturday started accumulating at 1800ft. HN24 @ 2600ft 10cm.


I dug a pit on a WSW aspect @2600ft. HS 195cm @ 2600ft. Boot pen 15cm. 195-185cm F, 185-80 4F.
ECTX and finally broke with Jackie Chan dropkick with no propagation.