Cement Creek Ob

Location: Cement Creek Area
Date of Observation: 01/14/2017
Name: ADB
Subject:
Aspect: South, South West
Elevation: BTL

Avalanches: Observed numerous loose snow slides below every rock outcrop and cliff on 1/13 on south/SE/SW slopes. Observed one W/SW slope near Deadman CG where entire slope was covered with loose snow slides.

on 1/14, started a slough on S/SW slope that ran about 500 feet.

None of these releases would injure someone. Some may partially bury you if caught on the road.
Weather: Obscured skies and calm transitioning to mostly cloudy.
Snowpack: new snow: 2.5 cm (1 inch)/24 hours and 17.5 to 22.5 cm (5 to 7 inches)/48 hours on SW aspects, two sun crusts in upper 7.5 cm of pack.