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ObserverJoshua McDonald

General Observations

Cracked ice to 4000′

Temps near freezing near road level, considerably colder up high.

4-5 inches light dry snow above alder line was being transported by S winds 10 to 15 mph. 

Crossloading on mountain ridges/shoulders on E,W,N slopes.  Slabs on these slopes, from last week’s winds, where being buried under new light snow. New snow forming isolated soft slabs. 

Isolated collapsing at 4000′ 

Several old avalanches on low angle slopes. 

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