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Apr 17, 2021
Sun-softened snow on south facing slopes up high with areas of breakable crust in lower, north facing slopes. This was a natural release from the Wednesday storm cycle. Looks to have started on the looker’s right cornice and propagated left. 3’ + crown.  [ Read More ]
We skinned up the cat track and stopped to dig a pit at 5 yards past the powder hut. We saw wet loose slides at every aspect when skinning up. We heard a whoompf when digging our pits.  [ Read More ]
Apr 13, 2021
Observed two fresh looking natural slab avalanches on penguin ridge around 5:30 pm on Tuesday  [ Read More ]
Apr 10, 2021
Evening walk up sunny side.  [ Read More ]
Skied cat track to cabin. Then toured the Notch ridge east, continued along ridge to north and then west and back to cabin. With all the wind reports we elected to stay on the ridge for a tour/route finding day. Lots of evidence of the recent wind on the snow surface but no red flags  [ Read More ]