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Avalanche: Summit

Location: Tenderfoot

Route & General Observations

Standard tenderfoot uptrack, up to ~3500

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Cornice Fall
Aspect South SouthwestElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

North of ternderfoot on Butch Peak, one cornice triggered, two in the upper elevations below ridgeline ~4500

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear, calm, 20s

Snow surface

Below 2000 thin crust refrozen surface, above 2000 surface hoar and soft snow, above 3000 wind effect and firm


Pit at 2,485ft. 25 degree slope, WNW aspect, wind loaded, 275cm depth: CT11@262, ECTX.
2 other shear surfaces came pulled off with shovel shear at 249cm and 200cm, but unreactive.
Surface Hoar forming ~5mm

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