Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan Trees

Route & General Observations

Skied up the normal uptrack. Observed no red flags besides 1-2″ new snow throughout the day. Did not see obvious blowing snow at the ridge tops, but visibility was patchy.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

Wind NE 10 G15
+ 1-2" new snow.

Snow surface

New snow.


Dug test+ pits @ 2000, SW aspect, 20 deg slope.
No signs of instability.
CT30 RP Q3 60cm down. This might have gone on the remains of the SH that was buried on Jan 2.
PST 100/100 X
At this spot, at least, we had good structure, good strength and no obvious weak layer, no propagation propensity.