Observation: Turnagain

Location: Turnagain Pass Road Obs

Route & General Observations

Drove through Turnagain Pass to Summit Lake around 11:30am and noticed new glide avalanches on Eddies SW face and Corn Biscuit’s SW face. Returned from Summit Lake around 6pm and noticed a very fresh new glide avalanche on SW face of Magnum. Also noticed a newish glide avalanche – likely the last two days on Pete’s South.

Also many existing glide cracks appear to be widening on West to SW aspects – like Lipps, Corn Biscuit, Magnum and Sunburst

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Glide avalanches

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