2014/11/25

Name: Ian Havlick
Title: 2014/11/25
Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 11/25/2014
Aspect: South, West
Elevation: 10,500

Avalanches: n/a

Weather: S1-S3 snow throughout morning. definitely convective and orographic. light variable winds in all but the most open terrain where the local winds were moderate from the WSW.

Snowpack: 27″ settled snow on HS stake. 15″ settled storm total. 6″ new overnight. Stout MFcr on South and West aspects below treeline. couple pits showed failure under moderate loading steps just below MF crust mid-pack. cracking and one major collapse on below treeline, west-southwest facing slope, that was around 34 degrees in steepness.