Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Lynx Cr.

Date:
Observer:
Route & General Observations

Triggered a small windslab avalanche on an isolated terrain feature. Also observed several large slide paths that had naturally released windslab avalanches.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect NorthElevation 2600ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 12in
Width 40ftVertical Run 35ft
Avalanche Details

Triggered a small D1 windslab avalanche while traversing into a line.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

The past few days of wind have produced pockets of windslab in this zone. The wind continued to blow up there today, but not a lot of snow was being transported.