Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan (Hippy Bowl)

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Route & General Observations

Skinning up Tincan Common, we noticed a skier triggered avalanche on our second lap up. We put our beacons on search to see if we picked up a signal and toured a little closer to the debris pile since we saw a few solo skiers out. We found nothing definitive and didn’t witness the avalanche occur and the area didn’t look very safe so we didn’t stick around long.

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Forecaster Comments

Note: This is "Hippy Bowl lookers left of Tin Can Common. Huge thanks to this observer for taking the time to do a signal search!

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type 
Aspect UnknownElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Sunny, light wind

Snow surface

New snow, surface hoar

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