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Observations

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

Did a lap of the road out to Johnson pass between 2 & 3 pm limited visibility but we were able to see many avalanches on Seattle ridge that had occurred within the past 24 hours.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Many recent avalanches along Seattle ridge that had occurred some time in the last 24 hours. Significant East North East winds still loading leeward slopes. Obvious scouring and loading along Seattle ridge, Magnum West face, and Johnson Pass

Weather

Weather

Raining along the pass to ~2000'. Temps along the road in the mid 30s. Strong winds out of the ENE still scouring ridge lines and transporting snow.

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

Saturated snow in parking lots, significant rain runnels on lower elevation slopes.

Photos & Video

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