Avalanche: Seward

Location: Road Observation Seward to Moose Pass (Lost Lake/Snow River)

Route & General Observations

Significant wind loading from Summit Lake, Lost Lake, Snow River (Nellie Jaun) and, Seward. Recent avalanches were observed today at 1122am Resurrection Peaks area outside of Seward. Wind affected slopes down to tree line with high winds from Northwest. See Pictures below.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect Southeast
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Avalanche powder cloud observed Resurrection Peak area. Avalanche was observed as it ran towards the bottom of the valley. Active wind loading in the area at time of avalanche 2/19 1122 am.

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

Active wind loading to tree line.

Photos & Video
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