Observation: Turnagain, Girdwood

Location: Turnagain Pass Road obs

Route & General Observations

New slab avalanche on North side of Orca Ridge/Big League in the Girdwood Valley
New glide release on SW face of Tincan
New wet loose on Magnum W face
Skier triggered wet loose on SW shoulder of Sunburst

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

Wet loose avalanches, slab on North aspect of Big League, and a new glide release

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Skies were broken
Steady 15-20mph wind along Turnagain Arm
Temps at sea level 50F
Temps along the road at Tpass 45F

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