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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Sunburst

Date:
Observer:
Route & General Observations

Older wet storm debris on north side of Magnum; extensive runnels and rollerballs

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

One small collapse near 2800', most other cracking was less than a ski length & 6-8" wide; old wet debris on north side of Magnum: obvious signs of transport from NNW on Sunburst and down valley, cross loading(East to West) on Magnum

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Calm, broken, 22*;

Snow surface

Minor wind effect; 20 - 35 cm new, settled

Snowpack

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