Date of Observation: 12/18/2015
Name: Zach Guy
Aspect: South West
Avalanches: See crown profile. Investigated the crown of a unintentional skier triggered slide that occurred earlier in the day. Skier was initially caught but not carried. SS-ASu-R1-D1-O. The avalanche broke on a layer of fist hard facets below 12/11 melt freeze crust. It was on a slightly cross loaded feature, with crown height ranging from 35cm to 20 cm. Approximately 75 feet wide and 200 vertical feet.
Weather: Light snow transport from light to moderate NW winds. Scattered to broken skies. Mild temps.
Snowpack: See profile.