Observation: Summit

Location: Carter-Crescent

Route & General Observations

Carter-Crescent trail, in the search for wind sheltered snow!

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Wind effect above tree line. Saw one small snow machine triggered slide, likely on wind slab. Hand pit on adjacent slope showed 2-3 inch wind crust.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Blue bird, 10F at parking lot. Mid teens to low 20s around the lake. Calm winds.

Snow surface

Mixed bag. Some anti-tracked wind board, some blown in pow stashes. Tried to avoid the obvious wind loaded areas.

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