A few naturals today from wind loading

CBAC 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 02/11/2021
Name: Zach Guy

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Mt. Emmons
Aspect: East, South East, South

Avalanches: Fresh-looking persistent slab in Evans Basin, likely ran today, on a SE aspect ATL, D2. A few small wind slabs above treeline ran today. Also some loose dry and loose wet sluffing.
Weather: Spring-like temperatures. Moderate to strong W/NW winds once we emerged above treeline, with periods of strong wind transport. Mostly to partly cloudy skies.
Snowpack: Snow surfaces got moist on below treeline southerlies. Easy to produce cracking in wind drifted features, about a foot thick.

 

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