Easter Ski

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 04/12/2020
Name: Steve
Subject: Easter Ski
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 9500-11800
Avalanches:

None observed and no signs of instability beyond wind transported snow at higher elevations.

Weather: Mostly sunny with cool temps remaining below freezing. Gusty winds from the west moving a lot of snow at ridgetop.

Snowpack: 5-6” of new snow seemed well bonded to the old crust. Freeze did not seem to go super deep, but snow is supportive. Solar affect become dramatic toward the afternoon with moist to wet snow. Thick new snow with scratchy surfaces underneath.