Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Tincan Trees

Route & General Observations


Skied a couple laps in the Tincan trees with a high point of 2600’. Constant moderate precipitation all day. Mixed precip at the car and temperatures and snow got warmer until our departure. Moderate and light winds felt at out high point.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect West
Elevation 2000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 10inWidth 10ft
Vertical Run 20ft  
Avalanche Details

As temperatures increased throughout the day, the new storm snow became more cohesive. Storm snow became more reactive as we lost elevation as well. Shooting cracks were noted on our last run and small storm slabs released easily on steep rollers.

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