Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan up to 2500'

Route & General Observations

Tincan uptrack up to 2500′ descended the trees

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Observed one slide at ridge line of common bowl. We could clearly see debris but were too far away to get any details( how recent, cause, suspected wind slab, unsure of trigger). We jumped on several test slopes and could get nothing to budge all WNW 35+* At the road the snow was very wet with boot pen to the ground. Penetration remained the same til about 1500' where new snow around 2" was observed over a good rain crust. as we climbed new snow slowly grew to between 6-8" at 2500' and the rain crust disappeared. Boot pen knee deep @2500'.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Cloudy skies 37 at the car.

Snow surface

Up to 1500' saturated snow. Runnels have formed( see pictures) @. 1500 new snow was
Observed growing to 6-8"@ 2500'. .5* at surface -2*c 10cm down
Fairly heavy snow up high becoming very heavy mashed potatoes down low.


Dug a pit @ 2500' with no results WNW
snow Depth 200cm slope 37*. After beating from the shoulder I pried on the block and got it fail at 150cm q3.
There was a crust at 173cm and a very saturated layer between 140-145cm. See photos. Jumped on several test slopes at various elevations and got no results.

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