Observation: Turnagain

Location: Cornbiscuit/Magnum

Route & General Observations

Checked out Cornbiscuit and the huge glide crack in the afternoon … skied off north side

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Released glide cracks everywhere (Pyramid, seattle ridge, cornbiscuit. Roller balls in the afternoon on solar aspects. Some crown lines in steep terrain.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Snow surface

Settled powder with some wind crusts along the ridge. Rain crust at lower elevations stout enough to support riders.

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