Observation: Turnagain

Location: Sunburst

Route & General Observations

Normal uptrack to 3400’
No obvious signs of instability
glide cracks present on many slopes and many that have released over the last two weeks. Only one recent glide avalanche (within the last 24hrs) seen in Summit Lake on West aspect of Butch.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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No wind
Teens to low 20’s F
Light flurries, no noted accumulation by 3pm.

Snow surface

20cm of new low density snow


Dug numerous hand pits, no slab character, just loose low.
November 10th 6mm buried surface hoar found 20cm below surface in shovel tilt test at 3100’.

Probed around at 3100’ and average depth was 200cm

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