Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan Trees

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Route & General Observations

9:30-13:00

Skied a couple laps in the Tincan trees with a high point of 2600’. Constant moderate precipitation all day. Mixed precip at the car and temperatures and snow got warmer until our departure. Moderate and light winds felt at out high point.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect WestElevation 2000ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 10in
Width 10ftVertical Run 20ft
Avalanche Details

As temperatures increased throughout the day, the new storm snow became more cohesive. Storm snow became more reactive as we lost elevation as well. Shooting cracks were noted on our last run and small storm slabs released easily on steep rollers.

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