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Observation: Summit

Location: Road Ob - Summit

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Route & General Observations

3 dry loose and 2 slab avalanches between Hope Y and South end of Summit Area. Wind pluming and transport on most ridgelines. The trees have a fresh dusting of snow at 1400′.

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

3 small dry loose avalanches on Fresno. 1 small soft slab avalanche on Colorado. 1 older large slab avalanche near Hope Y on E aspect. Wind pluming and transport on most ridgelines. Wind transporting snow all the way down into the trees near S end of Summit Pass.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Mostly sunny, no precipitation, strong NNW winds at ridgetops.

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