Observation: Turnagain

Location: Turnagain Pass Road Observation

Route & General Observations

New glide avalanches on Max’s SW face this morning, and yesterday new glide activity on Big League NW aspect.

Limited visibility above 1500′ – could see recent wet loose activity and possibly cornice fall on webcam image from yesterday evening on Tincan’s CFR.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Skies were obscure and visibility was poor above 1500'
Temp= 37F at 1000' and 41F at Sea Level
Winds= NE 5-10mph
Precip= moderate rain on South side of Turnagain Pass and light rain on North end of Turnagain Pass

Snow surface

Most of the snow along the road side has melted.

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