Observation: Turnagain

Location: Turnagain Flats

Route & General Observations

Turnagain Flats day, enjoyed intermittent clouds and sun. Avoided anything with angle. The parking lot scene was a real party!

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Many of the Seattle Ridge gullies have shed.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Surprisingly pretty nice, intermittent sun & clouds. Minimal wind, maybe 5 mph. 32F

Snow surface

Wet & heavy, 1-2 ft, it seemed to be consolidating throughout the day.
Wind affect on the ridge.

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