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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Seattle Ridge

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Route & General Observations

Quick rundown of known glide cracks and one release on Seattle Ridge. Several new cracks are opening up.

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

One glide release on March 1st. Photo below taken March 2nd.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Overcast and low visibility. 32F at 1,000' in parking lot on Turnagain.

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