Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Dog Balls

Date:
Observer:
Route & General Observations

Lower Eddies Route

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect WestElevationunknown
Slope Angle 37degCrown Depth 24in
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Remote triggered. Steep rollover off ridge along uptrail went, when someone skied near. Skier or boarder were skiers-right, on typical run going NW.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Dog balls (dogs had a lot of ice balls on their butts). Ice balls fell off later in day due to warming temps.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Overcast. Spitting rain.

Snow surface

Soft

Snowpack

Deep