Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Eddies south face

Route & General Observations

From the bottom of Todds run on Tincan we hear a loud noise and observed four simultaneous avalanches on the south and sw aspects of lower Eddies.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type0Aspect South Southwest
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Possibly remote triggered as skiers were in the area. Skiers were perhaps 100 yards away from the furthest up canyon slide. They were at the bottom of the final/upper bowl of Eddies.

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

Crowns visible on south wolverine

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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sunny. warm

Snow surface

southern aspects sun effected especially at low elevation and Steeper angled slopes

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