Observation: Turnagain

Location: Zero Bowl, Seattle Ridge

Route & General Observations

This is a photo I took of recent avalanche activity from March 20th 2022. Looking into Zero Bowl. Rider triggered on second turn after the test turn, propagated across slope with sympathetic releases and then ran far into the valley. Note this layer in the snowpack!

Avalanche Details
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Near Miss / Accident Details
Number Caught/Carried? 1Number Partially Buried?0
Number Fully Buried?0Number Injured? 1
Number Fatalities?0  
Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Wind Slabs

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sunny/ below freezing

Snow surface

hard pack almost ice on the up-track Fresh snow on the backside of Seattle ridge areas

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