Backcountry slopes accessed from Whitefish Mountain Resort, to monitor conditions as storm progressed
WMR Sidecountry - Ghoulies Point area
From depth and new snow on bed/ shattered slabs, estimate that slides ran early this morning, during peak precip intensity
Nearly continuous line of crowns across NE-facing slopes below Ghoulie Point, w slides actually running on slopes ~35* and steeper and just shattering on slightly lower slope angles. F hard slab of new snow over F- low density snow from Monday
Shattered slabs and small natural avalanches on mid slope openings on densely forested slope. Not the kind of slopes that pop out as start zones.
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