Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

Route & General Observations

Standard route.

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?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Widespread collapsing above 2500'

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear, 30 degrees F, calm at 12pm.

Snow surface

Breakable crust on solar aspects.
Dry, loose snow on shaded aspects.


12-18" snow depth above 2500'.
3-5" of faceted snow at ground.
Lots and lots of whumphing above 2500'.

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