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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Sunburst, treeline.
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Route & General Observations

Skinned lookers right from the parking lot towards Sunburst, and traversed left in the trees, to do some exercises. Then skinned to 2000, right above treeline. To do some assessment.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

Recent Avalanches?NoCollapsing (Whumphing)?NoCracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes

Observer Comments

Small shooting crack on a developing wind slab.

Weather

Weather

Wind increasing and transporting snow. Cloudy.
Wind from N-NE. Calm.

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

1~2 cms wind crust forming in specific aspects.
PF: 24 cms
Good snow in places. But seems like will be deteriorating with the wind.

Snowpack

Our team dug several pits. With different results each.
Mine posted below.
Found 2 layers of ice and 2 BSH layers. None reacting to Tests.

Photos & Video

Photos



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