Observation: Turnagain

Location: Eddies

Route & General Observations

Main Normal/popular low slope angle route up Eddies. Noticed new snow was older. Precip looked like majority came in 24hrs and some but not a ton of snow overnight. We did roughly 5 laps on Eddies shoulder from Aspects NW-NE between 1200′ to 2200′ in elevation.

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

Small Windslab avalanches. Looked to all be natural with in 24-48hrs. Aspects where W/SW on cross-loading rollovers. Seem to be 20-40CM deep.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

Sky was SCT to BKN.
Calm winds, No snow being transported that day or visible at upper elevations.


We dug two snow pits and our main question was could we find the suspected BSH or what had happened to it from the pervious wind events in the areas we dug.

Two Snow pits:

Pit 1.
Elevation: 1950
ECTP12 down 25,
No results from ETC or CT at interface and quick look at 10x hand lens saw no obvious broken SH feathers. the interface was a lower resistance.

Pit 2.
Aspect: NE
CT12Q2down on basal facets.