Avalanche: Summit

Location: Recent Avalanche activity at Summit Lake

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Route & General Observations

Today Temperatures cooled off and a crust was forming at lower elevations. One new glide crack has formed on the North side of area. Evidence of numerous point release (loose snow) avalanches and one cornice break triggered avalanche was observed today. (See Pictures below)

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type0
Aspect West SouthwestElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Summit Lake: Currently 32F Snow Depth 28"
Fresno Weather Station: Currently not giving information)
Partly cloudy and areas of low clouds. No wind loading observed.

Photos & Video
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