Baldy Slide Observation #2

LOCATION: Paradise Divide Area
DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/16/2015
SUBJECT: Baldy Slide
ASPECT: North
ELEVATION: 12200

AVALANCHES: Large slide on Baldy “WSC bowl” fracture propagated the the entire face. Looks like new storm snow from my zoom lens. Slide ran approximately 1000 feet.

WEATHER: Sun, Inversion, strong ridgline winds

SNOWPACK: We traveled on Southeast, East and North East. Stout meltfreeze with a 4-5 inches on top, phone book windslabs at ridglines. North trees soft, deep, felt somewhat consolidated underneath.

UPLOADS:

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