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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Sunburst

Date:
Observer:
Route & General Observations

Sunburst up to 3,400′.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

no obvious signs

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.
Weather

Cold, single digits F
Light East winds
No precip
mostly sunny with mid level clouds to the North and East

Snow surface

Areas that have not been wind affected have been faceting over the past 5 days. No new surface hoar.
High degree of variability in the Treeline and Alpine elevations-North aspects and low angle gullies are holding the softest snow (facets)
All other terrain has some degree of wind affect, including slopes scoured down to old melt freeze crusts, 2-10” wind slab and sastrugi of varying hardness.
Generally stable snow with no reactivity observed on our tour today.

Photos & Video
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