Observation: Turnagain

Location: Sunny side

Route & General Observations

The Avalanche School Motorized Level 1 class drove up to look at the Avalanches in Juniors. We made a de-rimeing stop at the weather station and dug some pits on our way back towards the up track.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Collapsing unsupported slopes while deliberately slope cutting.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sky- Clear, becoming cloudy
Temp- High 20's
Wind Calm
Precip- None

Snow surface

4'' new snow, wind blown dense snow underneath.


CT13sp 60cm down, on MLK surface hoar
ECTP27 60cm down on MLK surface hoar

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