Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Turnagain Pass Road Obs

Route & General Observations

I was riding outside of the advisory area today, but I stopped to snap some photos of recent avalanche activity as were were driving through Turnagain Pass. We saw natural avalanches on the front side of Seattle Ridge and a remote-triggered avalanche on the Eddie’s Headwall (more info on the Eddie’s avalanche in this observation)


Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Yes
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect West
Elevation 2800ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 24inWidth 175ft
Vertical Run 150ft  
Avalanche Details

We noticed a few small natural wind slab avalanches as we were driving through. In addition to the avalanches pictured, we also saw some large wet loose debris piles on the south side of 4940. We saw activity on east and west aspects,

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