Avalanche: Turnagain

Location: Turnagain Pass - (Sunburst, Magnum, Cornbiscuit)

Route & General Observations

More photos passed along to the avalanche center of the large natural avalanche cycle that occurred Feb 18 to Feb 20. Big thanks to Travis Smith for the great look around Thursday afternoon!


Avalanche Details
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Avalanche Details

The photos below were taken 2.20.20 and many of the slabs likely released overnight on Wednesday, Feb 19th. Some that look older likely released in the first wave of storms on Tuesday, Feb 18th.

It is difficult to tell, but the failure layers appear to be both at the new/old snow interface as well as the larger slabs that seem to have broke in weak layers deeper in the pack.

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