Observation: Turnagain

Location: Magnum Ridge

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Forecaster Comments

The cornice the tracks cross under just before the tracks descend looks to indeed be the cornice that fell and triggered the slab below later that day/night (Saturday 1/30). The second photo was taken on Sunday 1/31 by Susan Goodwin from the Cornbiscuit Ridge showing the aftermath of the cornice fall.

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Observer Comments

We observed some disturbing traverse tracks directly underneath some behemoth cornices on the Magnum ridge line. A large piece of cornice appeared to have separated from the ridge line when 1 of the skiers dropped in, but did not release. This is likely the cornice that failed and triggered the slab.

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