Date of Observation: 12/24/2015
Name: Irwin Guides
Avalanches: Overall, cold day, control/catch/prep day. 4 routes, multiple control teams, lots of explosives, only one persistent slab below Flaming (SS-AE-R2-D2-O). Cold temps may have locked snow down. Clear morning revealed total carnage in backcountry. Nearly all large or steep slopes at all aspects and elevations ran. Slide paths I haven’t seen run in the 4 seasons I’ve been here at least! Big Woody slid naturally, to ground.