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Avalanche: Summit

Location: north of Three Blind Mice

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Route & General Observations

poking around a recent avalanche triggered by NW outflow winds. very warm

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect EastElevation 3600ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
Width 600ftVertical Run 2000ft
Avalanche Details

D3: Initial crown estimated at 20-30cm, appears to have stepped down in places; run out angle 23.5*; toe of debris 1580', some powder blast effect below that; 90% of path based on flagged trees below current avalanche; debris 450' wide, depth of debris 30 cm - 260cm; chunks to 1.5' x 2.5' x 8-10"; significant band of deeper debris 180 -260cm @ 1750' (bench?); slope angle adjacent to lower debris 24*

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