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Observation: Summit

Location: Road observations

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Observer:
Route & General Observations

Drove through Summit Lake between 1pm and 2pm to look for recent natural avalanches from a storm that ended on yesterday morning 1/29/19.

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

Recent avalanches from the storm that ended 1/29/18
D2's Spirit Walker NW-W aspect ~ 3 large crowns - possibly cornice triggered and/or loose snow triggered. Photo doesn't really illustrate this, but details were reported by another observer.
D2 Silvertip peak - W aspect
D2 Manitoba - S aspect
D2 Butch W aspect - 2 gullies
Moose Mt - NW aspect - several gullies, but may be from the previous storm that ended 1/25/19

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Partly clouds
No precip
30F
calm wind

Photos & Video
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