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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Turn again Pass-Road Observation

Date:
Observer:
Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Glide release on SW aspect of Eddies ~3000'
Storm slab on W aspect of Kickstep ~3500'
Glide release on Tincan ~2500'- difficult to see in the photo below.
Numerous glide cracks opening on SW aspect of Tincan between 2000'-3000'
*Recent(in the past few days) D2 glide release on Tincan covered with fresh snow, SW aspect
Small point releases on Seattle Ridge East aspect

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Sunny and clear above 1000'
Dense fog below 1000'
Mid 30's F
No wind

Snow surface

About 1" of refrozen wet snow
Total depth 2-3" at 1000'

Photos & Video
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