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Tour in Avalanche Gulch

Location Name: 
Avalanche Gulch
Region: 
Mt. Shasta
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Tue, 01/22/2019 - 1:00pm
Observation made by: 
Public
Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity

Location Map

Avalanche Observations

Details

Avalanche crown on green butte. Ice crust up to 10, 500 feet. Firm ice crust guarding the last 50 feet onto lake helen. Spicy touring conditions.  Ice crust sits upon 60-120 cm of softer snow. Snow depth at helen greater than 260 cm. 

Characteristics

Weather Observations

Details

Sunny mild wind. 

Statistics

Air temperature: 
Above Freezing