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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Tincan trees
Observer: Anonymous
Date:

Route & General Observations

Whumps and small isolated cracking , recent slab avalanche on cfr ridge

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type UnknownAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownLengthunknown  

Observer Comments

suspect wind slab

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Whumpfing and isolated cracking around skis on low angle slopes on the ascent (north end of the west facing slope) Group experienced a large whumpf while regrouping in a flat meadow at tree line. A recent slab avalanche on CFR ridge (lookers left of common bowl)

Weather

Weather

Clear sunny sky, light wind, 18 degrees at the parking lot

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

Variable, powder

Photos & Video

Photos



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