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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Tincan common bowl
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Route & General Observations

Large glide crack opening up in the middle of tincan common (photo). Also noticed several glide cracks above tree line on eddie on popular west facing slopes, and glide cracks just above treeline near standard uptrack of sunburst.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Decent corn from the top of common bowl but significantly wet at tree line. Sank to mid shins with skis on in places and waist deep without skis in trees. Skied down at 1pm (way too late)

Weather

Weather

Overcast, calm wind, mid 40s

Photos & Video

Photos



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