Observation: Turnagain

Location: Magnum

Route & General Observations

Started from the Sunburst lot and partied with the alder to ascend Magnum’s SW shoulder.
A couple laps of high quality snow before sampling the alder skiing below Cornbiscuit.
Observed long running sluffs from previous tracks on sunburst.
Snow is still gliding. The large crack on N face of Cornbiscuit is open again. Observed a superficial crack on steep roll over near bottom of south face of Magnum (refer to map pin for an approximate location).

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Few clouds. Calm air. Cold temps with an inversion.

Snow surface

15-20cm soft faceted snow above crust. Some stellars sprinkled in near TH.
Crust disappears near 3000’


Hand pit tests didn’t produce much startling results.
Many skiers on steep terrain w/o incident.

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