Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan

Route & General Observations

Expected wet cement, but it was fairly light as far as a warm Kenai storm goes. Heavier at road level. Lightens from about 1400-2000′, where wind effect becomes more prominent.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Observer Comments

Cracking near a few steep test slopes. Avalanches during the storm.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.
Snow surface

Wind scoured, soft and hard slabs near ridgelines 1900-2200' feet. Great below and in the trees.

Photos & Video
Please upload photos below. Maximum of 5 megabytes per image. Click here for help on resizing images. If you are having trouble uploading please email images separately to staff.