Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan Common Bowl

Route & General Observations

Backdoor uptrack to the Tincan ridgeline around 3200′. Descended Common Bowl, tried to avoided the recent slide area.

Another group descended Todd’s run, no instability was seen.

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Observer Comments

Rollerballs below cornices, recent slide in Common Bowl (April 25th)

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Blubird, calm wind
~40F at 11:00am
51F at 4:00pm

Snow surface

~1-2" frozen crust in the morning, would support skier weight
7-Eleven slushy in the afternoon around 1800 ft.

Great ski quality from 3200' to 2000'.


Above 2000' 4-6" of pretty dry snow on top of a 2" crust.
Ran the probe down a few times in common bowl. Could feel a second crust at about 2', snow pack felt very consolidated past that. Never hit the ground at 10+ feet.

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