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Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Turnagain Pass Road Obs

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Route & General Observations

Drove through Turnagain in the AM(10am) and afternoon (3pm.) Blowing snow was seen along many ridge tops, but not nearly as much as in Summit Lake. Seattle Ridge was the most prominent and several new wind slabs were observed. Several older wind slabs from a few days ago were also very obvious.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect SoutheastElevation 2700ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Recent wind slabs D1-D2's

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Moderate to Strong ridge top winds
Mostly sunny
Temps mid 20F's

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