|Location:||Non-Motorized side of Turnagain Pass|
Route & General Observations
Road observation through Turnagain Pass to Summit. Observations on Pass at 11:30 and 1:00 pm
|Elevation||unknown||Slope Angle||unknown||Crown Depth||unknown|
Widespread avalanche activity observed on Petes South, Cornbiscuit, Magnum, N. side of Sunburst, Eddies, and Wolverine. All believed have occurred on 4.4.17. Still hard to see much above 2500'. Avalanches also observed in Skookum and on N side of Pyramid.
Better photos of AKRR/DOT Avalanche Hazard Reduction debris along Seward Highway corridor
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
Recent avalanches. Natural avalanche observed in motion on Tri-tip mountain in Summit Lake.
Above freezing temperatures (44F at Center Ridge Snotel).
Temps at 12pm were 44F at Center Ridge Snowtel (1880'), 28F at Sunburst (3800'), 32F at Seattle Ridge (2400')
Sunburst winds were 15-20 from the ENE gusting into the 30s
Sun was poking through cloud cover at times, but skies were mostly obscured
Wet snow at road level