Observation: Douglas Island

Location: Cropley Couloir

Route & General Observations

From Ptarmigan during sunburst at 12:30- 1:00

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

planar surface @ soft crust with wind affects 35 - 60 cm that caused soft slab avys Sunday 3/28 R4D3+ and similar . This Slide happened during intense storm Wedsnday 3/31/21 and was nearly refilled. crown appears it was approx 60cm and on same layers as ones from three days earlier.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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sunburst of clear light at 12:30-1:00 Apr. 2nd

Snow surface

new refilled powder

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