Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Dog Balls

Route & General Observations

Lower Eddies Route

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect West
ElevationunknownSlope Angle 37deg
Crown Depth 24inWidthunknown
Vertical 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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Overcast. Spitting rain.

Snow surface