Professional Observer:   Johnston-Bloom / Moderow
Location: Turnagain -   Tincan Common Bowl
Date: Nov 20th, 2016
Remote triggered pocket just below common bowl. Buried surface hoar from Nov 16.
|Photo 1. Older D2 avalanche on the S side of Tenderfoot Ridge. Note the crusty bed surface shining in the sun, a common theme we have seen with natural activity elsewhere around the region this week.|
|Photo 2. Multiple thin and very stiff slabs upturned in the pit. These slabs are sitting on thin layers of facets. High variability exists in this zone.|
|Photo 3. Winter is still hanging on by a thread in the lower elevations. |
|Lat: 60.6312 Long: -149.4719|
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