Observation: Summit

Location: Tenderfoot

Route & General Observations

Standard uptrack.

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

Single whumph while descending around 2500', west aspect.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Overcast, obscured, flurries. Calm. 24 degrees F.

Snow surface

Soft surface snow.


3000' SSW aspect. 32 degree slope angle. HS 70cm. ECTP 17, failed on 7-10 cm of facets at ground below crust layer.

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