Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Cornbiscuit north face

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect NorthElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 10in
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

A skier triggered this avalanche in one of the rarely skied NW gullies of Cornbiscuit and got out near the top, the black dot lookers right in the photos.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Snow surface

Soft, new powder.

Snowpack

Some hand-shear tests on other slopes failed on isolation, some were more solid.

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