Observation: Turnagain

Location: Twin Peaks

Route & General Observations

Obvious Signs Of Instability
Recent Avalanches-no

Mild, temps in the low 30s F
Clear skies
calm wind

Surface Obs

4-6” wind slab in exposed areas above 1,500’. This slab was non reactive.
Sheltered locations are holding 2-4” of light density snow.

Old debris piles from March 14th cycle are large (see photos)

Snow below the surface
1 pit @ 2,800’
March settled snow=85 cm
no pertinent results in strength tests
good bonding between the March slab and the Feb crust

Photos & Video
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