Observation: Turnagain

Location: Johnson Pass Trail- Petes South

Route & General Observations

Hiking Johnson pass (non motorized) trail & came to multiple debris piles across the trail. Avalanches look like they let loose 4-5 days ago during warm up/ rain events. Debris has entrained trees & soil, in some spots I’m sure it’s 40′ deep!

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

Large debris from avalanches on hiking trail.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Cloudy & snowing with pockets of sunshine. 29F with light winds

Snow surface

Rain damaged "corral reef" hard somewhat unsupportable crust. Difficult walking off packed surface. 1" new panko breadcrumb on top

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