Avalanche: Seward

Location: Carter lake

Route & General Observations

Sledded into crescent lake, skinned up from there to about 2500ft, where cloud line was. Snow was good quality but flat light, with wind packed pockets. About 140cm of snow at 2500 were I dug a quick pit, no formal test but snow felt right side up minus that Thanksgiving layer still there about a foot up from ground. Otherwise just need more snow to keep covering the bush down low.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect East
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Due to flat light and clouds couldn't tell what or where it started but from debris feild it appeared to be storm/wind slab that ran from high elevation that fanned out when leaving the train trap but continuing main path to about 1800. Due to almost inch of fresh on the debris would guess it happened yesterday.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Cloud line about 2500ft, flat light down to 1200ft. Calm winds with light snow at times


No signs of instability in the terrain I traveled but the over spill from the steep terrain above.

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