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Observations

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

Drove through Turnagain Pass at 12pm and again at 1pm to take advantage of some decent visibility early afternoon and look for any natural activity. Could see much of the popular terrain and most of the Natural avalanche activity was on Southern side of Turnagain.

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type UnknownAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownLengthunknown  

Observer Comments

All avalanches were recent from the last 24 hrs

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Observed debris in several gully's on SE facing terrain of Seattle Ridge near Bertha Creek, on the East face of Twin Peaks and SW facing gully of Peak 4940.

Active wind loading on ridge tops
Wet loose roller balls on SE face of Seattle

Weather

Weather

Obscured becoming broken in the afternoon.
Temps along road were mid 30Fs
Winds along ridge were 30-40mph
Snowing lightly on N side of pass at 1:30pm. Rain line at ~700'

Photos & Video

Photos



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