Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan

Route & General Observations

Access via the common Tincan up-track. Snow cover thin and variable below treeline. Approximately 12″ above treeline – skied well. Notable melt-freeze layer on NW shaded aspects. Melt-freeze was between approximately 8″ of loose (4F) large-grain snow at ground and 3-4″ loose snow on top. Well-developed surface hoar in shaded and wind protected areas. Roller balls were obvious on steeper terrain near exposed rocks. Small cornice developing along ridge line.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Observer Comments

Roller balls

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

Clear, calm, 30F.

Photos & Video
Please upload photos below. Maximum of 5 megabytes per image. Click here for help on resizing images. If you are having trouble uploading please email images separately to staff.