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Avalanche Image Archive 3

The following photographs are of snow avalanche activity about Arthur's Pass National Park, and Craigiburn/Torlesse Conservation Areas.

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56. 
Mt Wakeman / White Gl - (E-N Aspect, Initiate 1650m - 2100m)
Type: Wet Snow Avalanche (multiple)
Size: 1 - 3.5
Occurred: Early November
Arthur's Pass National Park
© Maxime Aubert 11/11/2017
55. 
Mt Armstrong - (E Aspect, 1900m & 1700m)
Type: Slab Avalanche (multiple) - Cornice collapse?
Size: 3 (Crown 80m)
Ocurred: 28/10/2017 (?)
Arthur's Pass National Park
© Keeley Rhynd 28/10/2017
54. 
Cornice stress cracks (Mt Manson north ridge)
Up to 4.5m from edge. Cracks 0.5-1m deep.
Cornice underfilled with loose powder.
Craigieburn Forest Park
© Graeme Kates 08/08/2017
53. 
Bealey Traverse (Lyell Peak ) NE Aspect, 1700m
Type: Point release triggering soft slab
Size: 2 (Crown - 40cm, Width - 30m, Run - 350m)
Occurred: 29 July 2017, 1115hrs
Arthur's Pass National Park
© Graeme Kates 29/07/2017
52. 
Craigieburn Range - 2046m Pt (Enys) E Aspect
Type - Wet Slab
Size - 4
Occurred: 17 July 2017 ?
Craigieburn Forest Park
© Graeme Kates 19/07/2017
51. 
Philistine Traverse - (1900m - 1400m, E Aspect)
Type: Wet slab (multiple)
Size: 2 - 3
Occurred: 17 July 2017
Arthur's Pass National Park
© Graeme Kates 18/07/2017
50. 
Philistine Traverse - (1900m - 1400m, NE Aspect)
Type: Wet slab
Size: 2 - 3
Occurred: 17 July 2017
Arthur's Pass National Park
© Graeme Kates 18/07/2017
49. 
Otira Face - (1800m - 1400m, N Aspect)
Type: Point Release (multiple)
Size: 1 - 2
Occurred: 18 July 2017, 1230hrs
Arthur's Pass National Park
© Graeme Kates 18/07/2017
 

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