Baldy Drifting

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 03/20/2018
Name: Ben Pritchett

Subject: Baldy Continued Drifting
Aspect: North East, East, South East
Elevation: Near and Above Treeline

Avalanches:

none observed

Weather: Steady light gusting to moderate winds from the West. High temps in the mid 20’s. High thin overcast skies.
Snowpack: Recent drifts observed 1 to 3 feet thick. Cracking was localized to areas where the drifts were 1-finger hard or stiffer. Near treeline the drifts were quiet and soft, only becoming denser / stiffer and able to crack above treeline.