Observation: Turnagain

Location: Cornbiscuit West Face

Route & General Observations

Followed standard skin track through trees to West face. Dug pit on WNW aspect at 1800 feet. Good Stability

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

Started snowing around 3pm, light wind. Thick clouds causing low light rolled in.

Snow surface

Surface hoar forming at 1800 feet. Avg of 5mm, largest of 8mm. 30cm of new snow.


Good stability. CT14 Q2, 40cm deep at new/old snow interface. Found near surface facets at this layer.
ECTX, could not get any deeper layers to fail even with extreme force.