Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan Trees

Route & General Observations

Secondary skin track to the northeast of the main skin track.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect North Northeast
Elevation 1800ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 24inWidth 25ft
Vertical Run 35ft  
Avalanche Details

Steep section of Tincan trees, looked like snow falling off a tree at the top of the steep triggered it. Looked to be about 2’ deep and ~25’ across.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Raining until we got past Eddie’s, then light wet snow all day. 35F at the parking lot at around 10am, 37F when we got back around 3pm.

Snow surface

A foot or so of newer, heavy wet snow.

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