April 25, 2021
April 26, 2021
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Chinook Peak - Sheep Lake Couloir
Did you observe any avalanches? Yes
Size 1: Relatively harmless to people
Sheep lake couloir ran from near the top between 11:30am-12pm. The top few inches of fresh snow ran on a moist crust.
Variable weather all day with brief periods of sun but not clear skies mixed with clouds and snow. Fresh snow on south and east aspects became wet mid morning making travel difficult as it slid on the crust below. Foot of snow below was wet and mushy.