Observation: Turnagain

Location: Silvertip Creek

Route & General Observations

Toured up Silvertip Creek to summit of Silvertip; skied one east facing run off summit then northeast ridge. Took photos of the glide cracks to show the current issues in Silvertip Creek. If you are touring into or out of Silvertip Creek stay on the south side of Silvertip Creek to avoid the numerous glide cracks on the S face of the ridge NE of Silvertip / Twin Peaks. Also be aware there are two glide cracks on the N side of the valley between Silvertip and Twin peaks.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Partly cloudy, temps in upper 20s.

Snow surface

Crust at car, boot deep powder around 3500', rime ice above 5000'.

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