Avalanche: Juneau Mainland

Location: Mount McGinnis

Route & General Observations

Took the winter route up to the summit of McGinnis today. The snow was very solid (thick crust meant no post-holing!) and showed no signs of current instability. The summit was crazy icy and there were runnels everywhere! No time for a pit today, but we saw several recent wet-loose avalanches on the SE aspect, none of which exceeded D1 in size. A few recent rollerballs coming off rocky features were present as well.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownAvalanche Type Wet Loose Snow
Aspect SoutheastElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sunny and clear, temperatures around 30F. No wind.

Snow surface

Rain crust

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