20″ wind slab at Irwin

CB Avalanche Center 2016-17 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 02/20/2017
Name: Irwin Guides
Subject: 20″ wind slab at Irwin
Aspect: East
Elevation: 11800 ft

Avalanches: 1 decent windslab triggered in Bender (East, 11,800′, 38 degrees) under foot. SS-ASc-R1-D1.5-I Triggered while walking across the edge of the ridge. 50cm deep, 50′ wide ran 400′ on the February 19 smooth crust. Several small dry loose and wet loose.
Snowpack: 10″ with .9 SWE.