Avalanche: Summit

Location: Summit Lake and Moose Pass

Route & General Observations

Drove through Summit Lake around 8pm. A number of very large wet avalanches released recently. When I drove through at 3pm I didn’t notice these, but visibility wasn’t very good. Light rain on/off all day today followed by clearing skis and partly sunny this evening.

Spirit Walker, Butch, and Andy Simmons all had large recent avalanche with large crowns.

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

Numerous large to very large web slab avalanches occurred today in Summit Lake and Moose Pass.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Partly sunny this evening after light rain most of the day
Mid 40's

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