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Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Seattle Ridge - Repeat Offender Glide Avalanche

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Route & General Observations

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

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect SoutheastElevation 2500ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical 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.

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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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Weather

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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