Observation: Turnagain

Location: lower Sunburst

Route & General Observations

Sunburst trail… Fresh snow, no wind. Dug pit below treeline @ about 1700ft.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

none observed

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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26 degrees F, calm, overcast, and clearing

Snow surface

new snow


HS 85 cm. 35cm new snow on top of crust. Crust facet "sandwich" 30cm thick. Facets bottom 15cm.

Did one compression test. Results: CTH-29, Q2, @ 50 cm down in new snow unconsolidated loose snow slab interface