Observation: Douglas Island

Location: Chute West of Wedding Bowl

Route & General Observations

On the Eaglecrest side of Bunny Toe Pass, the last Chute on the left. Or, the chute West of wedding bowl.
We toured to Fred Meyer Bowl from EC and “ramping up” to Bunny Toe Pass, we observed avalanche debris reaching 1/3 of the way across the flats beneath the chute.
With regard to timing: The debris field was partially filled in and wind-effected. See photo.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Whumphing in the flats.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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light snow, flat light.

Snow surface

wind slab and pockets of wind blown snow



Photos & Video
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