Avalanche: Summit

Location: Tenderfoot

Route & General Observations

Standard west facing uptrack to the 3,300ft ish.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Saw a 3 point releases happen later in the day release off some rocks on the ssw of Hale Bop

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Blue bird, colder then we thought it would be (Car read single digits in the parking area around 11). Light breeze here and there throughout the day.

Snow surface

Lots of wind affect on the surrounding peaks. Light powder, blower conditions, 6 inches or so of new snow


Boot pen knee deep when not on the west ridge that had previous wind scourer before the recent snow.
Quick pit on the south aspect at about 3200
HS 290 (possible deeper here thanks to wind)
ECTP 11 q2 on a thinner crust, 35cm down
ECTP 17 on the stout 2inch NY? crust about 50 ishcm down. (I didn't have anything to write with so memory is a bit short on how far down this one was.)