Observation: Turnagain

Location: Eddies

Route & General Observations

APU Snow science 1 class toured to 2500′

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

Small localized whump around 1800ft

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear sky, calm winds, morning temps 10.6 degrees warming to 24 degrees by mid afternoon. No precipitation

Snow surface

Surface hoar up to 4mm. Ski boot pen of 30cm.


30cm of fist hard snow from the storm on Sunday, with a sun crust above old snow from last week. Our pits had some mixed results, with a score of CT21 Sc at 30cm failing on the BSH and facets, ECTX.

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