Observation: Summit

Location: General Observation

Route & General Observations

Shallow snowpack exist in the Summit Lake Area. Bare ground in some areas on East Aspects and West aspects have minimal snow at lower to mid elevations.

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

One recent avalanche on Butch Peak West aspect off of steep rocky terrain. D-1 See Picture.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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2" new snow on 11_29_2017. Temperatures in the lower to mid 20's over the past 24 hours. Winds variable 5-10 mph.

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