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DrnknZag 03-15-2012 04:20 PM

Shuksan. Went. HUGE.
NWAC is reporting a VERY large avy on the Shuksan Arm today at Baker. Filled Rumble Gully and spilled over in-bounds near the bottom of chair 8. Baker is obviously closed for the rest of the day. Baker's Gm said its the biggest he's seen in 40 years.....

DrnknZag 03-15-2012 06:20 PM

^^Yeah, it was a rain/snow mix at the base around noon, but it sounds like it has gotten colder since. I can't believe it slid all the way through Rumble Gully to the bottom of 8. Gotta be a huge crown up there in the clouds.

legallyillegal 03-15-2012 07:40 PM

holy fucking balls!

grafta 03-15-2012 08:07 PM

Oh damn! Brings things back to reality

killclimbz 03-15-2012 09:15 PM

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That damn thing seems to go big almost yearly. With 110", it went really BIG. Glad no one was caught. I'm sure it popped a lot of eyes. Seems like these things do this every so often, just to remind us how little we really are.

cjcameron11 03-15-2012 09:31 PM

avalanches fascinate me!!

grafta 03-15-2012 09:53 PM

Whoa. Heavy shit

grafta 03-15-2012 09:54 PM

Another from here: HUGE Avalanche CLOSES Mt. Baker Ski Resort | 110 Inches of Snow in 6 Days @ Mt. Baker, WA | Ski Resort CLOSED Yesterday for Downed Trees

killclimbz 03-16-2012 04:41 AM

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Originally Posted by grafta (Post 496305)

That pic about says it all. Heavy? Just a few million tons.

ETM 03-16-2012 06:58 AM

fuck me thats a badass slide.

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