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Recent avalanche activity
Observation Date/Time:
Thu, Dec 31, 2020 - 10:37 AM
Tam Rim Area / 7200'
Report Type:
Avalanche Activity  
Travel Mode:
Snowmobile   Ski or Snowboard  

Written Report:
Toured from the yurts and did a run on some lower angle trees before making our way up to the playground area. Signs of wind loading and cracking were present on lee slopes. Triggered a small wind slab D1R2 5-7cm crown upon entering playground (pictured). By the time we skinned back up a larger slide D2R3 was present to the northwest along the steeper rocky entry to the playground. This slide made it down into the small trees at the bottom (possibly triggered from folks knocking cornices off, but no signs that it was triggered by someone skiing/riding this aspect).