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Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan Ck, Turnagain Pass

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Observer:
Route & General Observations

Toured up the north side of Tincan Ck from the PL on skier side of highway.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect SouthwestElevation 1000ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 12in
Width 100ftVertical Run 100ft
Avalanche Details

Avalanche debris on slopes draining into Tincan Ck gorge. 0.25 mi upstream from Tincan Ck bridge
SS-NS-U-R2-D2-U

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Experienced whumphing while skiing in area

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Overcast and snowing

Snow surface

Heavy wet new snow.

Snowpack

None

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