Observation: Douglas Island

Location: Fish Creek Knob

Route & General Observations

Tour to tree line from Eaglecrest road

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)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

recent wind loading on west to north west aspects in fish creek knob zone at and above tree-line.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Overcast sky, winds nil to light SE, temps just below freezing

Snow surface

20cms of soft storm snow. Wind slab developing on west/north west aspects.


CTN followed by CT 22 Q3 113cms down from HS. ECTX. Ski cuts on steep convexities produced no results. Skied slopes tested.

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