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Posted on 07/12/2013


Photo taken on June 22, 2013


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Avalanche on South Sister

Avalanche on South Sister
Telephoto view. One of the phenomena that makes wintertime travel in the mountains a bit hazardous! Oregon Cascades, USA.

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Pam J
Pam J
Not a happy sight !

You can clearly see the overhanging lip at the top that spawned it .
3 years ago.
slgwv
slgwv
Kind of--the cornice is overhanging on the lee side, and the snow that drops down onto that slope below will not stick very well, so it's ready to slide.
3 years ago.