Observation: Douglas Island

Location: Ben Stewart Bunny Toe Pass

Route & General Observations

Up through the woods behind the Porcupine Lift. This wet sluff may have intitated with the collapse of wind drifted snow above a rock band. About 25′ wide at the toe and 75′ long. Slope is north facing.

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

Point release in wedding bowl. Some cornice collapse at top of Wedding Bowl. Sluffing in Champagne (Fred Meyer Bowl) older debris from cornice collapse in Champagne Bowl.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sunny and warm. Wind at the ridgetop was chilly.

Snow surface

Soft sun-cupped corn.

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