Observation: Girdwood

Location: Raggedtop

Route & General Observations

Toured up to 2671′

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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OVC, Calm, 26°f

Snow surface

~6in new warm snow


SE 114°
Elev. 2671
Slope 31°
Snowdepth: 100cm

CT15 @ 63cm on F crust on top of facets Q1
CT17 @ 30cm 4F slab-facets- F crust on bottom Q1

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