Avalanche: Other Regions

Location: Whittier

Route & General Observations

Not exactly sure on where. Not up main trail. further down the road and up through the trees. Roughly 2.5 feet of new snow, mix rain / snow around 1000 feet give or take

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect East NortheastElevation 1500ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Smaller natural settling and super slow small 'slides'. See pic.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Lots of new snow, probably 4 inches of snow and super slush at the parking lot.

Snow surface

Wet. 2-3 feet of new at 500-1200

Photos & Video
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