Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan-hippy bowl

Route & General Observations

Skiid on Tincan today. The snow was good down to the bottom of the tree runs. At around 1 p.m. the heavy snow broke into sunny skies and I toured to the top. As I was cresting the ridge I saw a decent size avalanche rip out on hippy bowl.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type0
Aspect South SouthwestElevation 3000ft
Slope Angle 35degCrown Depth 6in
Width 150ftVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

I was breaking trail up Tincan and just crested the ridge in time to see this one break. The rubble moved for what seemed like a long time.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Heavy snow cleared to sunshine by around 1 p.m. There were very strong winds above the trees.

Snow surface

Winded effected on many aspects but soft and sweet on west sides and in the trees.

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