Skier Triggered Windslab

CB Avalanche Center 2016-17 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 02/21/2017
Name: JD
Subject: Skier Triggered Windslab
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 12,500

Avalanches: Skier trigger windslab in 40+ degree couloir above tree line. 8″-12″ deep, 15′ feet wide. Cleaned out the middle of the couloir but left small slabs (hangfire) on the sides intact. Just exciting enough for the skier that triggered it.

Weather: Partly Sunny, broken, before noon, Overcast in the pm