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Turnagain Advisory
Monday, March 27th 2017
The avalanche danger remains LOW at all elevations this morning. A chance for 2-4" of new snow today along with light wind is not expected to increase the avalanche danger. However, if snowfall rapidly increases, and more than 6" accumulates, the avalanche danger will rise to MODERATE for loose snow avalanches and shallow slab avalanches. Otherwise, triggering a slab avalanche will be unlikely. Keep in mind sluffs in steep terrain are possible on slopes harboring loose surface snow and could be fast moving. And as always, give cornices and glide cracks extra space and limit time under these features. Headed to the Summit Lake area? Read the Saturday Summit Summary HERE. …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, March 25th 2017
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
Finally a tiny break in the near month long stretch of clear sunny weather. By the end of last weekend Summit Lake received 1-2" of new snow. While not the significant dump we may have been hoping for, it is definitely a welcome change. Winds in the alpine have moved the snow around, but left the drifted snow soft. The new snowfall did lead to some new dry loose avalanching on steep slopes as well as a possible snowboarder triggered small wind slab on Tri Tip, South aspect. The snowpack in the …
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