Observation: Turnagain

Location: Sunburst

Route & General Observations

We toured up standard up-track to 1920′ adjacent to the creek to dig a snow pit.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Overcast, very light E wind, air temp 32 deg F

Snow surface

Settled powder


We found buried surface hoar down 41 cm over crust. Compression test results on this reactive weak layer was CTV (SP), CT10 (BRK) and CT2 (BRK). See snow pit for complex bottom layers.

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