Avalanche Professional - NPS Rainier Rangers - JB/CM
Zone or Region:
Unicorn Peak, Tatoosh Range, Mount Rainier NP (North, 6000’)
Signs of Unstable Snow
Observed a D1.5-D2 slab avalanche crown on the North facing slopes below Unicorn Peak at ~6,000ft. Observation was made from the Paradise parking lot ~3.0mi away using binoculars. Date of avalanche occurrence is unknown. The slab slid close to the ground; vegetation and rocks are visible in the slide path. No up-close observations were made.