Anthicites

CB Avalanche Center 2016-17 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 12/10/2016
Name: Dan Klim
Subject: Anthicites
Aspect: North West
Elevation: 10,900-11,200

Avalanches: None observed.
Weather: Mostly cloudy, occasional light snow, no significant accumulation between 9am-1:30pm. Light WNW winds increased later into the afternoon. Temp was around 0*c. High westerly winds observed looking into the Ruby range above Owen and Purple.
Snowpack: Variable snowpack between ground and 78cm. Weak facets observed mid pack approx 50cm depth most of snowpack was 4F-1F small grained facets near ground. ECTP 16 which propagated @ 1-2mm near surface facets. Test was done on 28degree slope.

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