Big Slide off Abbot
Glacier National Park
bobbierailey , Saturday 13th February, 2021 11:50AM
Cold and windy, evidence of a few size 2 recent slabs up towards the cleaver and wind howling with blowing snow galore, witnessed a size 3 off abbot and decided to turn around.
Weather conditions were: Cold, Windy, Sunny.
Large amounts of snow moving up Asulkan glacier and over sapphire col, blowing snow observed on all peaks, tree bombs galore and fresh fall.
Skinning up Asulkan witnessed size 3+ run from near the summit of Afton. Could see far enough around the corner to see how far it ran but from size and speed it would have been a long runout. See photo for powder cloud.
Source: Avalanche Canada MIN