|Location:||Turnagain Pass Road Obs|
Route & General Observations
Drove through Turnagain Pass to Johnson Pass trailhead at around 5 pm to look for recent wet avalanche activity and glide releases due to rain, warm temperatures and lack of freeze overnight
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
Glide avalanche occurred during road observation that slid onto the Seattle ridge uptrack between 4:55 and 5:16.
Another one near the uptrack area occurred after Wendy's observation on Friday.
Light rain on Pass. Increased precipitation from Tincan North towards turn to Portage
E winds 5-10 at road level gusting into the teens
Temperature 37-41F on truck thermometer