Observation: Turnagain

Location: Magnum - PMS Bowl

Route & General Observations

Cornbisciut/Magnum uptrack to PMS bowl

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Roller balls in the late afternoon, wetting of the surface snow and cornice face

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Mostly sunny with a few clouds
Light WSW winds
Temps in the 20Fs

Snow surface

3-6" of soft settled powder that became moist in the mid afternoon on Southerly aspects
Variable wind skin and wind crust over much of the terrain above the 2100' that we traveled through


Dug pit @ 3000', SW aspect, PMS bowl, 28 degree slope. HS: 210 cm. Did not dig to ground, specifically looking for the Feb 9th buried surface hoar. Found bsh 45 cm below the surface. CT 13 SP, CT 15 SP, CT 14 SP, ECTP 17.

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