Breaker breaker 1-9

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 12/26/2018

Subject: Breaker breaker 1-9
Aspect: South East
Elevation: 9,600-11,000’

Weather: Warm with intermittent high thin clouds and significant green-housing
Snowpack: PS structure present on sun-exposed slopes below treeline, but significantly more pronounced near treeline. Only direct sign of instability we saw was localized (~10m) full-depth collapse on SE aspect near our high point ~11,000’. Daytime warming produced breakable crust on sun-exposed slopes TL/BTL when the snow surface cooled ~3pm.