Detailed Observation

Date2019-11-03
LocationValdez
ObserverSarah Carter
AvalancheY

Avalanche Details

Trigger unknown Avalanche Type Unknown Aspect Unknown
Elevation unknown Slope Angle Crown Depth unknown
Width unknown Length unknown   
Trigger unknown
Avalanche Type Unknown
Aspect Unknown
Elevation unknown
Slope Angle
Crown Depth unknown
Width unknown
Length unknown

Observer Comments

Red Flags

Recent Avalanches?   yesCollapsing (Whumphing)?   noCracking (Shooting cracks)?   no
Recent Avalanches?   yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?   no
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?   no

Weather

Obvious signs of instability

Snow Surface

Snowpack

General Observations

Noticed a few glide releases in Maritime and Transition zones. Mostly south aspects, except a couple westerly facing steep slopes between 3000-4000′ elevation. Photo: below Catcher Mitt and Schoolbus gully.

 

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