Avalanche: Douglas Island

Location: Fred Meyer Bowl

Route & General Observations

Observed from the road and then from the air. Large avalanche likely occurred mid storm as it is filled in and difficult to see portions of.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect NorthElevation 3200ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Observed this mid storm avalanche which is filled in partially so not as obvious. Difficult to see where it ran to, but here are other crowns in the bowl. Could easily be cornice triggered. Difficult to determine crown depth but certainly over 1 meter.

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