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23 cm of new snow in the last 48hrs with near cero temperatures about 5.000 meters, 8cm crust on top of the surface.

Snow conditions were: Wet. Weather conditions were: Warm, Foggy, Cloudy. We rode: Convex slopes.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.

Snowpack

Crust on top about 8cm depth with a P hardness and a 52cm of a second layer of 4mm MF grains with 4F Hardnes.

Weather

L winds from SE and SW, with temperatures between - 1 and - 4 Celsius at 5.300 meters, cloudy skys, ovecast and foggy conditions (very variable) the isotherm was very high between 4700 and 5100 meters.

Incident

Near the summit 5.300 mts the first of the party trigger a wet slab this one only proagated but did not run down the slope, was an about 30 Mts fracture on the convex roll near a ridge where we where climbing up. No one was harm.

Avalanche

Wet slab Avalanche trigger by a party of mountaineers near summit at 5.000 on a convex slope trigger by the first of the party. No one was harm

Location

-0.66313942 -78.71633534

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Source: Avalanche Canada MIN