Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan

Route & General Observations

Skied the trees. Had some small sluffing on steep rollovers. Had some cracking on a small test slope. Looked to be a recent avalanche on a NE aspect of todds run. Vis made it hard to confirm along with the steep slopes above. Pic of possible crown below.

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Observer Comments

Possible slide as mentioned above but couldn't confirm. Some cracking on steep test slopes but not shooting.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Cloudy with some patches of blue sky, could feel the cold and drier air around 3.

Snow surface

Didn't see any wind effect.


Hand pits didn't reveal much other than the new snow had some bonding to the old surface. With force you could get it to sheer off in areas that the old surface was slick. New snow wasn't that consolidated at and below tree line.

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