Avalanche: Blue Ice

Observation Date
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Avalanche Date
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Region
Blue Ice
Location Name or Route
Broads Fork
Elevation
10400
Aspect
Northeast
Trigger
Natural
Depth
2.5'
Width
400
Comments
I skied with some friends on Reynolds peak, and I could see into Broad's Fork and parts of Mill B South. As you would expect, I could see a number of avalanches in those drainages that ran during the storm. In the two photos I attached, one is zoomed into the most fresh-looking one on the steep rock slabs of Twin Peak, which looks to be on Blue Ice. In zooming into the photos on my big monitor at home, I could see some slabs that ran earlier in the storm, which are too many to list but most of the steep northeast facing slopes seem to have flushed out, yet there are still many that did not. You can see old fractures off of the pass south of Twin Peak and also below the cliffs of Dromedary and O'Sullivan as well as some of the steep ridgetops facing into the Mill B South drainage.
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