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Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Sunburst Treeline

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Route & General Observations

7″ of new snow at sunburst treeline. Snow fell inverted with the last traces falling around 1pm melting instantly on my gear. Did not complete pit tests due to snow being unconsolidated. Loose snow avalanches on Magnum.
Variable snow depths across sunburst treeline and face, indicating storm/wind effect. It appeared that southerly to westerly got the most, but my visibility was limited in the morning.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet Loose Snow
Aspect WestElevation 3000ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

New snow - likely inverted
Possible wind affect
High teens to high twenties