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Two D2/D3 Hard slabs Hoodoo back side

RED FLAGS
Recent avalanche activity
Observation Date/Time:
Fri, Feb 19, 2021 - 8:45 AM
Reporter(s):
Hoodoo Ski Patrol- G.
Location/Elevation:
Santiam Pass Area (including Three Finger Jack) / 5000'
Report Type:
Avalanche Activity  
Travel Mode:
Ski or Snowboard  
Temperature:
29°F
Sky Conditions:
Overcast (> 7/8)
Precip Type/Intensity:
Snow / S2 Moderate snow
Wind Direction/Speed:
W / Extreme: 38+ mph

Written Report:
Two uncommonly large hard slab slides were triggered on the backside of Hoodoo by ski patrol during morning snow safety routes. Crowns were 2 to 3 ft in height hard slab type with propagation extending 200 ft and and running 2/3 of total slope distance. D3,R2, HS, ESE.

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