Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Main Bowl

Route & General Observations

Common moto uptrack to Seattle Ridge. Peeked into Main Bowl……4 slides from today. Kept it low angle for the rest of the day.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

5 separate slides
2 skier triggered off Widow Maker, one was pretty small.
2 snowmachine triggered, both showed escape tracks.
1 natural South end of Repeat Offender

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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High 20s, calm wind, intermittent cloud cover.

Snow surface

Breakable crust to tree line. 1-2 ft dense powder above trees. Seattle Ridge had heavy wind effect, much more so than anticipated.

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