Observation: Turnagain

Location: Pete’s North

Route & General Observations

Johnson Pass N Trailhead up usual route Pete’s North. Alders are still awake/above snowpack, but the forest wasn’t too bad.

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

4-6” rollerball-triggered storm sluff off steep open faces, nothing stepped down. See photo.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Rain at trailhead, rain/snow line at 1500’, all snow at 2200’.

Snow surface

About 5cm new wet snow on top of minor crust above 2000’. Crust is barely noticeable and very crumbly. No crust below 1500’.


Submitting via phone - sorry no SnowPilot!

Dug pit at ~2200’, 60.73225, -149.24414
75cm depth total
75-66cm 4F, wet
66-64 P - crumbly decomposing crust, looks like 2 discrete, tiny ice layers
64-50 4F
50-0 1F very consistent


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