Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan trees

Route & General Observations

Standard uptrack to top of treeline. Skied a couple of laps skiers right.


Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect West Northwest
Elevation 2300ftSlope Angle 33deg
Crown Depth 6inWidth 35ft
Vertical Run 20ft  
Avalanche Details

Soft slab avalanche that was near the uptrack in tincan trees. Debris covered the existing skin track. Only the new-fallen storm snow was involved.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Actively snowing, wind transport more notable above treeline--occasionally noted in the trees especially as the day went on.

Snow surface

New snow

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