Observation: Turnagain

Location: Sunburst

Route & General Observations

This photo was sent in to the Avalanche Center Saturday evening.

Avalanche was skier triggered by a ski cut.
Type: Wind Slab
SSW facing, ~3500-3800ft elevaiton
Crown face: 16-18″
Ran to valley floor (~1000ft)
width unknown
Weak Layer: Facets

Reported to be a wind slab over faceted snow. This is consistent with our
current snowpack set up: 12″ of new snow from Nov 21/22 overlying 10″ of faceted
snow from Nov 10th. Prior wind loading noted by the party.

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