Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan

Route & General Observations

Toured from Center Ridge lot to tree line, descended S ribs. A sun crust began to form on solar aspects in the afternoon, wind effect was minor. No red flags were observed!

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sunny, calm, and warm. Temps did not break freezing.

Snow surface

Dry powder in the shade, solar aspects had heavier powder with a minor sun crust.


New storm snow appears to be settling and bonding nicely! Dug several pits at 1980 ft on SW and SE aspects. No significant ECT results. CT test yielded a CT17 Q2 on an interface within the storm snow 20 cm down.