Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan common

Route & General Observations

Toured up standard up track to common

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect Unknown
Elevation 3200ftSlope Angle 35deg
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Upon pushing the skin track up the final ridge to top of common bowl the sun came out heating up the slope below hippie bowl. Large soft slab appearing storm snow released and 4 to 5 adjacent slopes released shortly after. All appeared to be sun iniated on loaded storm snow. Multiple collapses happened as we skinned up to the top. These were on south southwest aspect s. We probed and shoveled tested northwest steeper slopes and found a slab with super variable consistency and what appeared to be a windward spot that sheared semi clean to moderate shovel pry. Appeared to be surface hoar buried there. We decided to ski the main bowl off common and avoid avi terrain. Upon getting back to the car we observed new skier ski our tracks. We saw the skiers left slope on common bowl release sometime around then or before.

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