Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Goldpan

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect South SouthwestElevation 3000ft
Slope Angle 45degCrown Depth 12in
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

First skier was following the ridge, poked onto the steep south face, it fractured, pulled him over and took him for a ride. Unburied, un-hurt. Rumor that a later group followed these tracks and set the whole thing off and were also taken for a ride.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

It was warm, snow was ok on the ridge top and the rollover, but as soon as it was more south facing it was obviously too warm.

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