Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Turnagain Pass - Road obs

Route & General Observations

Drove through Turnagain pass around 11am on our way to Summit Lake and returned around 3pm. All of this new avalanche activity was observed on our drive through at 11am.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Recent avalanches within the last 20 hours:
Eddies N aspect - very large crown
Seattle Ridge SE aspect - Between motorized lot and uptrack - several new wet avalanches
Sunburst N aspect - Piles of wet debris under most of the steep channeled chutes
Magnum - W aspect - crown and debris on looker right side
Lipps - W aspect - West face running full path length
Lynx Creek - new glide avalanche on East aspect

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Overcast to Obscured
Light to moderate valley winds

Snow surface


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