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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan

Date:
Observer:
Route & General Observations

Skied 1 run from top of Tincan. Skied CFR ridge past Tincan Common, dropped off the cornice, skied over to the ridge 1 skiers right of the uptrack ridge. Snow was consistently hot pow. Wanted to ski into Todds Bowl, but didn’t for a couple reasons, 1 of which included suspicious snow. Snow on slightly northernly inclined slope above Tods Bowl was soft hot pow. Doing a ski cut teased snow small “slabby” looking cracks under my skis as I made my way down CFR ridge.

Column test above Tincan common, apprx. 3100 ft SW facing, yielded CT 30 Q3 at a facet/crust interface apprx. 30-50cm down.

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Observer Comments

Small wet loose slides initiated in Tincan trees, initiated some moving snow before slowing on benches.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Apprx 2c. Mostly sunny. Not windy. Warm. 3" Fresh hot pow.