Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Cornbiscuit North face

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Route & General Observations

Wide propagating wind slab avalanche released Thur, Feb 25th midday. This slope was being actively windloaded during the day. It is believed that this slab was triggered by people along the ridge – but this is uncertain. It is possible it could have been a natural.

Slab appeared to have been small off the top of the ridge before propagating under rock features lower on slope. Width around 300′ and crown height was between 4-10″ thick. Debris looked to be around 3′ deep.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect NorthElevation 3200ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Avalanche started around 3,200' on a northerly aspect off Cornbiscuit Ridge.

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