Observation: Turnagain

Location: Eddie's Trees

Route & General Observations

Tried to beat the storm arrival, but it came faster than expected.
Great skiing on the leftovers that were not affected by the wind yet.

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

Got a few shooting cracks around tree line, where we turned around.

By 1100 we got a few gusty winds. Around noon it felt more like sustained NE ~30mph?

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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NE winds increased by noon.

Snow surface

Soft, with signs of wind transport at treeline.

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