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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Turnagain Pass Road Obs
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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

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

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.

Weather

Weather

Overcast
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

Photos & Video

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