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Avalanche: Summit

Location: Summit Lake Area avalanche activity

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Route & General Observations

Saw numerous loose wet avalanches, wet slab avalanches, and a number of slopes with roller balls present. Sunny and temperatures in the mid to upper 30’s this afternoon. Most avalanches were on West and South facing slopes but avalanche activity was observed on all aspects including North.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet Slab
Aspect UnknownElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Most avalanches were D-1 wet point release but there were a number of D-2 wet slab avalanches as well. 1 glide crack observed on Templeton AKA Creator West aspect.

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

Sunny warm temperatures.

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