Observation: Summit

Location: Summit Lake - Road Obs

Route & General Observations

Drove through Summit between 12pm and 1pm. Not as much recent avalanches as Turnagain Pass.

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

Tenderfoot had a crown on the SW face, but it looked a little old and filled in
One of the gullies on Tri-Tip's West face had a recent slab mid-elevation starting zone with recent looking debris. This gully had a snow machine track near the bottom of the debris, and the gully to lookers left (further North) had numerous high marks up it, but did not appear to have any recent avalanche activity.
Templeton, South of Tri-Tip had the the most recent avalanche activity, reported yesterday, but did not get a photo.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Mostly sunny
Temps mid 30s F
light wind
no precip

Snow surface

Melt freeze crust near road level was becoming insupportable by 1pm

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