Observation: Turnagain

Location: Magnum - Up Shoulder into Superbowl

Route & General Observations

Skinned/Booted up the boney, scoured NW shoulder, skied second entrance to Superbowl SW aspect. Large, new glide on SW aspect close to the shoulder. You can probably see it from the road- we didn’t.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Large glide on SW aspect of Magnum

Scoured up-track, wind effect on adjacent ridges.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Winds were calm
Temps were single digits to start- warming to high teens/low 20s.

Snow surface

Wind board up the shoulder, slight wind skin on powder in Superbowl.

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