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Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Cornbiscuit, south face, just before the saddle

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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 NaturalAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect South SouthwestElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Glide avalanche

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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
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Weather

Partly sunny. Light breeze. Very spring like.

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