Observation: Girdwood

Location: Penguin Peak and Orca

Route & General Observations

2-3 glide avalanches on S facing slopes of Penguin Peak and one crack still intact. Starting zone was around 2000′.

N aspect of Orca had recent debris

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

Glide avalanches - released with in the last 2-3 days. One of these was seen on Monday.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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27F along the road.
Calm winds
Mostly sunny

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