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Observation: Turnagain

Location: tincan trees

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Observer:
Route & General Observations

Laps in the trees, didn’t go above 2,200 due to low vis.

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Observer Comments

None observed

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Fog in the morning that gave way to clouds and cooler air in the afternoon.

Snowpack

Pit at 2,100 NW aspect, 28 degree slope, height of snow 200cm, pit depth 105cm: CTV and ECTP17SP both 80cm down on the BSH. Pit profile from bottom: 1F 40cm (BSH within this density @ 25cm), 4F 75cm, P 76cm (crust), F 105cm (surface snow seemed to bond well with crust).