Observation: Summit

Location: Summit Road Obs

Route & General Observations

Drove through Summit Area looking for wet loose and wet slab activity. Large dirty wet loose avalanche on Moose Mountain. Wet loose activity also noted on Silvertip, Fresno, and Lonestar. No wet slab activity. 44 F at road in Summit.

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

Two large dirty wet loose avalanches on Moose in the trees, along with several small wet loose avalanches and lots of roller balls. Two small wet loose on Fresno above treeline. Small wet loose on NE side of Summit in the trees. Small wet loose avalanche and roller balls off the ridge on West aspect of Lonestar. Dirty avalanche on TT49. Warm temps with 44 F at the road.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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45 F at Hope Y junction. 44F at road at Summit Lake.
No precipitation.
Obscured skies.

Snow surface

Snow melting rapidly. A lot more of the ground is showing near the road than Sunday.


Not observed.

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