Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Cornbiscuit, south face, just before the saddle

Route & General Observations

We toured up Cornbiscuit today with the intention of skiing a north facing shot toward magnum. We used the skin track further to the left with numerous switchbacks. Further away from the publicized glide crack. As we gained the ridge, touring toward the saddle we noticed this eerily new glide release. Blocks the size of conexs, debris running to the valley floor. The depth looked to be 20 feet in places. Hundreds of feet wide. Easily the biggest slide I’ve seen firsthand.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect South Southwest
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Glide avalanche

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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Partly sunny. Light breeze. Very spring like.

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