Avy 1 Snodgrass Observation Tour

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 01/07/2021
Name: David Bumgarner

 

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Snodgrass – Upper Open Shot between 3rd bowl & Abbey Lane
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 10,500

 

Avalanches: None observed
Weather: Temp: Mid 20’s
Sky: Few
Wind: Calm
Precip: none
Snowpack: Snow Pit:
Aspect: NE
Elevation: 10,500
Slope Angle: 28

HS: 84cm
Multiple CT Moderate results (12,12, 14) Broken fracture in facets 49cm down (35cm)
ECTN
Mid pack is losing strength and faceting out

Only had one sign of instability throughout tour. Had multiple shooting cracks near a steeper roll near the bottom of our first fun in a shallow area.

 

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