Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Seattle Ridge - Repeat Offender Glide Avalanche

Route & General Observations

Road observations today to monitor the recent avalanche activity and weather.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Southeast
Elevation 2500ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Glide avalanche just to the looker left of the motorized up-track on Seattle Ridge. This slide released between 12:34am and 1:02am Feb 26th. Debris ran to the valley floor.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Recent avalanches, moderate rain/snow and strong Easterly winds along the ridgetops.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Moderate rainfall along the road at 1,000' on Turnagain Pass. Winds were light from the North on the road but plumes could be seen off the peak and ridges (Easterly winds). Temperature at 1,000' was 40F.... ugh!

Snow surface

Wet and saturated snow at 1,000'. There is still plenty of snow however to 'weather the storm' of warm rain.

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