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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Tincan Trees
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Route & General Observations

Regular Tincan uptrack to the trees, Thanks Kelly and the other guy for trail.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Collapsing, shooting cracks, and "whumping". Teased a lot of the usual areas/roll overs, most had some signs of instability with large shooting cracks, but nothing slid down the hill. Skiing was tough due to depth of new snow. Hopefully the avi class has some formal data.

Weather

Weather

snow all day, 32 at the lot.

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

New snow, too deep for easy travel.



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