Axtell

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 03/14/2017
Name: Ian Havlick
Subject: Axtell
Aspect: North, North East
Elevation: 10-12,000

Avalanches: no signs of instability, though, did feel a random, unlikely, dense chunk of windslab from 2/28 could be pried out on a crash, hard ski, or sidehilling.
Weather: clear, scattered high cirrus at sunrise. Light west winds. Solid freeze, temps in teens
Snowpack: Solid freeze overnight. snow surfaces on terrain skied (steep, north-northeasterly) mix of dry, faceted surface snow, rock hard windboard and frozen melt/freeze crusts at lower northerly elevations. no significant wind transport observed.

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