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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Tincan
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Route & General Observations

Standard skin track up Tincan to Common bowl

Red Flags

Observer Comments

no signs of instability observed

Weather

Weather

Calm wind, partly cloudy skies, temps in the mid 20s*F

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

10cm of low density snow over a pronounced crust below 2000ft. The crust was breakable at all elevation but at the very bottom of Tincan. Ski quality above 2000 ft: excellent.

Snowpack

Dug a single snowpit 2700 ft, HS=210cm, slope=25, on west aspect. Found buried surface hoar from the new years storm cycle 60 cm from surface. ECTX. Column broke (no propagation) after extreme forced was used outside of test parameters.

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