CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 03/02/2021
Name: Alan Bernholtz

Zone: Northwest Mountains
Location: Coneys nose
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 10,800

Avalanches: Small loose snow sluff avalanche right off the top. 15 cm deep on 33 degree slope. 40’ wide by 80 feet long.
Weather: Clear with a light westerly breeze. Temp was in the 20’s
Snowpack: 70-80 cm total height of snowpack. Fist on top with a density change in the mid pack to fist+ then large grain facets at the bottom. The surface facets slid on the density change. Fairly predictable.