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Observations

Professional Observer:   Public Observer

Location:   Turnagain   -   Tincan

Date:   Nov 20th, 2016


Small avalanche washed debris over skin track - Tincan.


Test results from three different stability test on Tincan Mountain on Feb.17
Photo 1. Three remote triggered avalanches on Tincan's South face at about 2500' Photo by: John Sykes
Photo 2. Shooting crack that occurred in the same event as the remotely triggered avalanches in the photo above. Photo by: John Fitzgerald
Photo 3. View of the South face of Tincan after three remotely triggered avalanches occurred.
Photo 4. Skier triggered slab at about 2100' on Tincan. Slab height estimated 1.5-2' thick. Photo by Paul Forward
Photo 5. Test pit on a Western aspect of Tincan just above 2200'.
Lat: 60.7864 Long: -149.1657


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