Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Taylor Pass

Route & General Observations

Avalanche observed from Sunburst ridge.

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Forecaster Comments

I changed the Avalanche type to Hard Slab and would classify this as a D3 avalanche - AJB

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect West Northwest
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

As I was hiking up Sunburst ridge I looked out Taylor pass to see a D2 avalanche. I didn't get close to it or talk to the people that were near by when it occurred. But it looked like a poorly bonded wind transported snow that was remote triggered by the skiers as they made their way up the slope.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Mostly cloudy. Sustained winds south 5-10 gusting to 15.

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