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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Tincan
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Route & General Observations

Standard Tincan uptrack to ridgetop at 3400ft.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Cornice breaks on Tincan ridge north of Hippie Bowl, causing wet snow avalanches on slope below.

Weather

Weather

sunny, calm with a few Cu clouds to the south.

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

Crusty in am, especially in shaded areas. Snow surface softened as day progressed. Boot penetration to 2 ft in places.

Snowpack

Mostly isothermal snowpack with abundant corn snow. Ski tests resulted in kicking off small wet snow sluffs.

Photos & Video

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