Observation: Turnagain

Location: Road Obs

Route & General Observations

Good visibility gave us a view of Turnagain Pass mountains on our way back from Summit Lake.

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

Several D1 (small) point releases on Magnum, Lipps, and Cornbiscuit's W. Faces
We also could see similar activity on Pete's North and South (SW aspects)

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

Partly Sunny
Temps - high 30's F
Winds - light (5-10 mph)
No new precip in Turnagain was observed, but it was raining at the bottom of Turnagain Pass to the Portage turnoff

Snow surface

Very little snow along the hwy, only small patches amongst the grass.

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