Avalanche: Summit

Location: Tenderfoot

Route & General Observations

Standard route up tenderfoot. 30° at highway, 1” new snow, overcast and gusty

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect North Northeast
Elevation 2800ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 8inWidth 40ft
Vertical Run 900ft  
Avalanche Details

Observed two slab avalanches. One on southerly shoulder of Butch, ran full path, 8-12” crown. Observed a second slide later on northerly shoulder of Tri Tip starting around ~3000 foot elevation 40-60 foot width also 8-12” crown running most of the way down to the creek.
No slides observed on tenderfoot’s repeat offender north and south sides but ample local collapsing and pocket slabs on leeward wind lips.

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