Snowmobiled into the Northern Whitefish and observed fresh storm instabilities as well as larger avalanche activity from the last storm.
Roadside observations to 5100'
6-8" deep sluffs, a little bit of slab-like propagation as they ran down.
Hard slab debris, suspect it failed on 12/24 crust based on snow profile dug at apron. Crown no longer visible, start zone is around 6,500 feet give or take a few hundred feet. Failure date is an estimate.
Suspect this was a storm snow avalanche (loose or soft slab). Failure date estimated.
Long running storm snow avalanches in the gulleys of the Apgars. Likely loose or soft slabs. Failure date estimated.
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