Wet Loose in Ruby Range

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 04/03/2016
Name: Zach Guy
Subject: Wet Loose in Ruby Range
Aspect: North East, East, South East
Elevation: 11,000-12,650 ft

Avalanches: Numerous D1 to D1.5 natural wet loose avalanches ran today on E and SE aspects ATL, a few reaching to ENE aspects. There were several similar slides that ran yesterday on SE and S aspects ATL.
Weather: Warm temps, few clouds, light to moderate westerly wind at ridgetop
Snowpack: About 4-8″ of unconsolidated recent storm snow thawed and became moist to wet through the day. Touchy wet loose conditions (large pinwheels and pushy snow) on east aspects around 10:30 a.m., and on SE aspects by 11:30 a.m. Steep NE aspects felt dry, while moderate to low angle pitches on the same aspect were moist.

Natural wet loose avalanches off of SE face of Afley Peak

Natural wet loose avalanches off of SE face of Afley Peak