Observation: Turnagain

Location: Magnum

Route & General Observations

Toured to ~3500′ on Magnum via NW ridge.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Dry loose snow slides observed on North side of Cornbiscuit.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Cold and clear. ~10 degrees in Sunburst parking lot at 10:30am. Calm winds on the ridge. No observable snow being transported. Valley fog persisted all day.

Snow surface

Widespread surface hoar at all elevations.


Pit dug at 3160' on WSW aspect with a total snow depth of 195cm.
Buried surface hoar layer 45cm deep.

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