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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Tincan, Common Bowl Topout
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Route & General Observations

Started from Tincan Pullout, made out Ascent towards Common Bowl Topout.
Continued over North Ridge for Pit. Continued on bootpack route to Todd’s Run, made 3 Laps skinning up and down Todd’s Run.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Accumulating roller balls after 1pm, Significant melt after 2pm, with slush below 2,000 ft.

Weather

Weather

Sun, slight overcast, wind above 3,100 ft.

Below 2,000- 28°F
Above 2,500 ft-24-30°F
Above 3,200 ft.28° F

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

North-Powder within Shaded area by 1pm
South- Melt Freeze Crust
West- Powder in Shaded above 2500. Below, wind / melt freeze Crust

Snowpack

Elevation: 3,265
30° Incline
N/NE Aspect

Snowpack Depth: 235 cm.
CTN (+30 Q2) (Fracture 50cm at 45 taps)

ECTN (+30 Q2) (Fracture 60 cm at 52 taps)
Both fractured at a 2 cm layer of facets, approx. 2mm in size.

Photos & Video

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