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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Eddies ridge
Observer: Anonymous
Date:

Route & General Observations

Out eddies ridge and down southwest face.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

Recent Avalanches?YesCollapsing (Whumphing)?NoCracking (Shooting cracks)?No

Observer Comments

Recent slides in steep terrain.

Weather

Weather

Nice on the ridge with some light gusts that produced some snow devils along the ridge.

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

Stomped on a windloaded feature that produced about a foot deep crack but was stubborn to release. Nice settled powder otherwise. Some areas with frequent sluffing created a crusty but supportable bed surface. Slopes skied were around the 35 degree mark, plus/minus a few, and sluff was easily managed.

Snowpack

Pit around 32, SW aspect, approx 20 degree slope in a windloaded area. CTV failed within multiple slabs. ECTX. Pit was about 90cm deep and basal facets were present. BSH was about 5cm below surface, probably due to wind transport.



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