Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

Route & General Observations

Standard route up Manitoba.

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

Small slide right below the summit on the steepest pitch, was advised by another party that the slide occurred yesterday (11/19/16).

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

23 degrees F at the parking lot. No wind to speak of except close to the summit there was a light breeze from the North.

Snow surface

10"-12" of relatively light snow.


10"-12" of fresh snow on top of crust.