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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Eddie's

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Route & General Observations

Eddie’s from the standard skintrack. As we gain elevation it was warmer. Continued on the ridge for a little. Top of ridge was around 30º F.
Really good snow in some S/SW aspects on sun light.
In the shadows, still some hard pack, hard old debris.
Around 5 pm, some S/SE aspects are forming a “sun crust” around 1″ thickness.
Some sluff or possible “wet loose” snow in S gullies.

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Observer Comments

No signs of instability.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Sunny and warm. Temps around 30º F. No wind.

Snow surface

No New snow. Soft powder around the skin track. Boot Penetration up to 15 cms in places.
South Aspect (upper elevation): Soft snow, turning to wet snow in places after a few hours of sun.
South Aspect (lower elevation): Soft and dry powder, with hard/old debris and pack underneath in spots.
SE Aspect in upper elevation after sunset: ~ 1" of sun crust.
Some located roller balls.

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