Observation: Portage / Placer

Location: Skookum valley

Route & General Observations

Natural avalanches in Skookum Valley on all aspects. Deep snow 2-4ft penetration with snowmachine. Also heard one whoopf while digging out sled on a southwest facing slope on Skookum Glacier. Some avalanches were clearly newer, as they crossed over snowmachine tracks. Slight crust and denser snow at low elevations, dissappears over 700 ft.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
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