Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan - Bottom of Common Bowl

Route & General Observations

Normal uptrack and lap down common bowl and the trees. Other than the avalanche, no other signs of instability observed.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 24inWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Avalanche occurred on last steep rollover above the trees at bottom of common bowl on skiers right side. Stopped on top to traverse left and saw shooting cracks, heard a collapse and the slope went. Nobody caught, riders were above the fracture line on flatter section at top of roll.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
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