Observation: Turnagain

Location: Road Obs

Route & General Observations

Drove Turnagain Pass down to the north Johnson Pass TH and back.

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

All channelized terrain on Seattle Ridge, particularly the Southern end, had fresh avalanche debris. Poor visibility on the East side of the highway, only able to see wet loose avalanches on West face of Magnum. Rapid loading / warming (rain).

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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37 degrees F @ 1000 ft at 14:30 hrs. Wind moderate from NE. Raining hard the entire drive. Trees did not have any snow on them as high as we could see.

Snow surface




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