Observation: Seward

Location: Eva

Route & General Observations

Tour to 1870′ dug pit on W aspect with 20degree slope

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

Roller balls and wet loose avalanches in >35 degree South slopes

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sunny, wind calm, ~25F

Snow surface

10 cm dry loose with particles on surface


90 Cm total
0-13 cm F
13-14cm K
14-25cm 4F
25-26cm K
26-30cm 1F
31-32cm P
32-45cm 4F
45cm+ 1F

CT5@15cm ECTN 9 Sudden Planar
CT19@25cm ECTN12 Progressive Collapse
CT21@30cm ECTN 29 Progressive Collapse

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