Observation: Turnagain

Location: Tincan

Route & General Observations

Common up track.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

None except for the avalanches from the day before.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Grey. No wind
34 degrees at parking lot
Slight warming throughout the day

Snow surface

1000-1600 crust
1650-2500 settle, wind blown, stiff powder


30 degree slope, SW aspect, 2200’.
270cm total snow depth
30cm of new, day old snow
Pit dept 200cm
CTN, no result even with pounding on shovel with my boot.
(Pit was in a dense wind slab)
Ski cut 2 to 3 other slopes in trees with no results/no movement
2500 to 1650 snow was dense bust creamy enough for good turns. 1600-1700 and below is breakable crust skiing.