Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan

Route & General Observations

Normal skintrack, a few more inches of fresh snow overnight.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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28° partly cloudy and winds picking up from SW

Snow surface

New snow, very light


Dug a pit at treeline just below common bowl on SSW aspect. HS 115cm. Notable rain crust around 70cm from ground had some facets above and below and was reactive. CT18 and ECTP17 on the crust. Snow above the crust was super soft and unconsolidated but wind picked up throughout the morning and lots of flagging on peaks observed midday. Basal facets looked pretty well healed and rounded and were cohesive.

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