Observation: Turnagain

Location: Magnum,Super Bowl, Gold Pan

Route & General Observations

Up Magnum, many tracks in Super bowl area, obvious signs of avalanches during our last storm. Many tracks in the sun on Gold Pan. Mulitple-friendly groups sharing the area and taking their turns plus cheering one another on. Hand pits showed about 12″ of the new snow layer separate with moderate effort at the top of Super Bowl. Only stable snow found and skied.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Foggy to 3000' and sunny above 3000'

Snow surface

Surface hoar found on the tops of ridges. Very light cold snow.