Observation: Douglas Island

Location: Troy Summit Bowl (North Aspect)

Route & General Observations

Collapse since yesterday. Wind slab

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

Natural release.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

Partly cloudy, winds increasing, temps below freezing.

Snow surface

Dry powder, some rain crust exposed by wind.


3' deep. No pit info or stability tests.