|Location:||Turnagain Pass Road observation|
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.
|Elevation||unknown||Slope Angle||unknown||Crown Depth||unknown|
All avalanches were recent from the last 24 hrs
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
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
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'