Date of Observation: 01/23/2017
Name: Irwin Guides
Aspect: East, South, West
Elevation: 10,000 -12.000 ft.
Avalanches: Shallow storm slabs touchy first thing and then stiffened and became more wind pressed & stubborn.
Weather: Major wind event today ravaged our terrain and made marginal ski quality, especially compared to the last few days! 5-hours (10:00-15:00) of 60mph winds and gusts in the 100’s. High gust of 111mph at 14:00.
Snowpack: Storm board: 12″ (1.7″ SWE)