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Observed activity from last storm, Mt McLoughlin

Location Name
McLoughlin NE Bowl and N Face
Region
Klamath Area (Pelican, McLoughlin)
Name
Peter Carse
Email Address
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Position
Public
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown)
Red Flags
Obvious avalanche path
Avalanche Type
Loose/Point-Release
Trigger type
Natural
Wind Speed
Light
Slope
38degrees
Wind Direction
North
Air temperature
Above Freezing
Aspect
East
Air temperature trend
Warming
Elevation
8800ft.
Bed Surface
Old Snow
Cloud Cover
25% of the sky covered by clouds
Weak Layer
Storm Snow
Avalanche Length
1000ft.
Terrain
Near Treeline
Number of similar avalanches
4
More detailed information about the avalanche

  Estimate 4-6 inches of new snow fell on May 18-19 (0.55" rain in Ashland); then this layer slid as several point releases on NE and N faces when weather rewarmed May 20. Solid perfect corn snow by 9AM May 24