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Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Sunburst

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Route & General Observations

Sunburst typical up track up the west ridge. Winds steady around 10 to 20 mph with obvious snow being transported and deposited on the north side of sunburst. Shooting cracks on wind slabs on the ridge. The ski down the SW face was wind effected but not punchy. Overall pretty good skiing. Only enough parking for 1 vehicle this am as sunburst as parking lot was not plowed (2/23/21)

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect NorthElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth3ft
Width 150ftVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

North facing aspect slid on facets. Slab was comprised of 2 or 3 layers the top being a touchy 6 inch wind slab which may have caused the rest to step down assuming at the tail end of the most recent storm

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