Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: South face cornbuscuit

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect South
ElevationunknownSlope Angle 45deg
Crown Depth 12inWidth 25ft
Vertical Run 25ft  
Avalanche Details

Small soft skier triggered slab on small roll over on South face. Did not see anything concerning while skinning and skiing west face earlier in the morning. Hand pits on west face show pretty good bonding of new and old snow. Skied South face a bit late in the day around 2pm under intense near direct sunlight when small slab broke.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Getting direct sun at time of slide around 2pm

Snow surface

Only new snow slid

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