Observation: Turnagain

Location: Seattle Ridge

Route & General Observations

The snow was hard as a glacier. Surface hoar from the bottom up to the top. Uptrail was icy. Pretty foggy from parking lot until about 1500ft elevation. Bluebird on top.

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Observer Comments

No obvious signs

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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No new snow. Calm wind. 11°F in parkin lot and about 23°F on top.

Snow surface

Surface hoar on top of crust. Settled powder underneath. The crust was both melt-freeze and wind blow. Pretty crunchy.


CT and ECT tests showed that between 2” and 2’ there was faulty stability, otherwise everything below that was firm and packed.

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