Avalanche: Other Regions

Location: Sixmile Cr.

Route & General Observations

Sixmile Cr. Above second Canyon near Boston Bar.

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Wet SlabAspect West
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Two large wet slabs ran on a west aspect above Boston bar, sometime between yesterday mid day and this morning (12/9–10). Thru channeled terrain the debris reached the far bank, likely damming the creek for some time.
A couple more large wet slabs released off peak 4940’, across from Granite Cr. campground.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

High winds, heavy rain and warm temps yesterday.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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35-40 degrees. Mostly clear skies. Calm winds.

Snow surface

Liquid state.



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