Observation: Summit

Location: Carter lake

Route & General Observations

About 12″ of fresh snow at the lake and starting to get wind blown.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

On the north side of the valley (south facing) we watched multiple avalanches come down, all originating at around 4000'.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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New snow, 20-25kts of wind and snowing