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Skiing, snowboarding, snowmachining, hiking, walking, and all other methods of travel or recreation on snow are dangerous and a potential hazard to personal safety. Each person who ventures onto snow is responsible for his or her own safety. Many snow travelers find that education, information, and experience can increase their safety when they are on snow. The public observations reported on this site may appear to offer information about the safety of traveling or recreating on snow, but it is critical to remember that such observations are not evaluated or edited for accuracy and represent the subjective experience of the author.

Individuals may have widely differing perceptions, for a given location, date, and time, of the safety of traveling or recreating on snow, of avalanche hazards, and of skiing or snowboarding conditions. The hazards and conditions reported in an observation can change rapidly. In addition, individuals can differ greatly in both their perception of objective hazards and their acceptance of the risk to personal safety of these hazards.

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PhotosDateLocationAvalanche?General Observations
1235865600March 1, 2009 12:00Turnagain - Tincan NW Aspect
1234051200February 8, 2009 12:00Turnagain - Pete's North SW AspectAnother photo of the Pete's North slide taken on 2/10/2009.
1233964800February 7, 2009 12:00Turnagain - Cornbiscuit South AspectThird photo of Cornbiscuit slide.
1233446400February 1, 2009 12:00Turnagain - Tincan South AspectShooting cracks high on Tincan ridge are an indication that the surface snow is unstable. Moderate to strong winds a few days earlier blew the new low density snow into 2-12" thick wind slab. Most …
1233446400February 1, 2009 12:00Turnagain - Eddies South AspectThis is a photo of a wind slab that was intentionally triggered on the south face of Eddies. The party traveled as far back on the ridge as possible. It popped out with a tap of the ski.
1232236800January 18, 2009 12:00Turnagain - Tincan West AspectThese small class 1 avalanches were triggered by the first skier down the slope. They happened on a windloaded west aspect at 2500 feet near the skin track. These are excellent test slopes to jum …
1231545600January 10, 2009 12:00Turnagain - Pete's NorthThe notes from this pit mention how the surface facets where easy to sluff out with skis. That is not a good sign that all those facets are so easy to trigger even when there is not a new load of …
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