Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Seattle Ridge

Route & General Observations

Below are several photos passed along to us from Beau Gehler from Seattle Ridge and the back bowls and one from Nick Olzenak from the West face Pyramid. Photos were taken on Tuesday 1/19 during clear skies. The majority of the avalanche activity occurred during the storm on Monday 1/18.

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

These slab avalanches all appear to have released in the new/old snow interface from last Saturday (1/16). A layer of low density stellars was buried by Saturday/Sunday's light snowfall followed by Monday's (1/18) storm. Slabs look to be in the 2-3' range.

Photos & Video
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