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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan Trees

Date:
Observer:
Route & General Observations

Regular Tincan uptrack to the trees, Thanks Kelly and the other guy for trail.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Observer Comments

Collapsing, shooting cracks, and "whumping". Teased a lot of the usual areas/roll overs, most had some signs of instability with large shooting cracks, but nothing slid down the hill. Skiing was tough due to depth of new snow. Hopefully the avi class has some formal data.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

snow all day, 32 at the lot.

Snow surface

New snow, too deep for easy travel.