Observation: Turnagain

Location: Glide observations Turnagain Pass

Route & General Observations

Recent glide crack releases in the last two days between 2500′ -1000′
Seattle Ridge – East Face – 2 fresh since yesterday and 1 mid storm
Wolverine – SW face
Eddies – SW face and NE Face
Corn Biscuit – SW shoulder
Skookum – NE face

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

Glide cracks litter Turnagain Pass. Many new cracks have appeared in the last 2 days. Glides are on all locations between 2500' - 1000' elevation zone and are located in steep terrain.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Partly sunny with fog rolling in/out all day
Low 30F in the Am to mid 20's at 3000'
Winds were calm

Snow surface

See Tincan Obs for Jan.29


See Tincan Obs for Jan.29

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