Skookadooks

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 03/21/2020
Name: Chris Martin
Subject: Skookadooks
Aspect: North, North East, East
Elevation: 9,100-11,400

Avalanches: Small – medium size sluffs BTL/NTL in steep terrain.
Two fresh small slabs D1.5-D2, on a ENE facing slope around 9500′. Skier trigger, 2nd on slope triggered 3/4 of the way down for each release.

Weather: Warmer temps down low. Snow and and intermittent sunshine throughout the day.

Snowpack: Slabs seemed to be releasing on a stout Mf/Cr. Steep slope, didn’t get angle or slab depth but ill guess 12″+.