Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan trees

Route & General Observations

Tincan uptrack to tree line. Steady snow and wind from the north.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Observer Comments

Crack on a small and low angle windloaded feature.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Ski cut above a tree well in an area of wind loading and produced a 8" deep crack. Slope angle wasn't very steep. Observed some cracking on lower angled slopes just below tree line.