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Observations

Region: Turnagain
Location: Turnagain Pass Road Obs
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Route & General Observations

Drove through Turnagain in the AM(10am) and afternoon (3pm.) Blowing snow was seen along many ridge tops, but not nearly as much as in Summit Lake. Seattle Ridge was the most prominent and several new wind slabs were observed. Several older wind slabs from a few days ago were also very obvious.

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Hard SlabAspect Southeast
Elevation 2700ftSlope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownLengthunknown  

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Recent wind slabs D1-D2's

Weather

Weather

Moderate to Strong ridge top winds
Mostly sunny
Temps mid 20F's

Photos & Video

Photos



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