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Avalanche: Summit

Location: South slope of fresno

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect UnknownElevation 2600ft
Slope Angle 22degCrown Depth 6in
Width 20ftVertical Run 20ft
Avalanche Details

Did a snow test on South slop of fresno. Failed on first elbow tap. Went back up to ski main face and triggered a very small slab

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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Snowpack

Weak wind slab layer about 20 cm down on wind loaded south facing slopes. Test failed on 22 degree slope on first elbow tap

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