Observation: Turnagain

Location: Lyon Creek/Center Ridge

Route & General Observations

Up Lyon Creek valley. Observed no new avalanches since last trip a few weeks ago, which is significant. Posted image of glide crack on Center Ridge slope above an obvious (from below) terrain weakness with skier tracks above it, re-routing to the side. You’ll need to zoom in to see the tracks. Probably made on Saturday, March 12. (Sorry about the black blotch, something’s up w/the camera). Down stream of that low spot on the ridge.

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Observer Comments

It seemed quite stable

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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blue sky, wind blowing down valley. above freezing in sun, below in shade.

Snow surface

variable. melt freeze crust, sticky deep settled powder, supportive settled powder. depends on aspect re: sun/heat


informally-- bonding well

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