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Avalanche: Summit

Location: Summit Road Obs

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Route & General Observations

Drove to Summit around 12pm to tour up Tenderfoot. Observed a number of new avalanches that were not here on Tuesday (3/19.)

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect UnknownElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Recent avalanches on:
Butch - West aspect
Tenderfoot - North aspect
Tri-Tip - W aspect
Templeton (aka Creator) - West aspect

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Overcast w a brief broken glimpse of sun becoming obscured by 1pm
Winds started picking up to 15-20mph E
Light rain started around 1pm
Temps 40F

Snow surface

Wet

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