Cruising on Axtell

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 02/20/2021
Name: Emilio Alcala

 

Zone: Northwest Mountains
Location: Axtell Skin Track Glades
Aspect: North
Elevation: 10,050

 

Avalanches:
Weather: Mostly Sunny, West winds building, Warm-Hot in the sun, Cold in the shade.
Snowpack: 2 dig sites, 20 ft apart. Site 1 open relatively open glades, Site 2 tuckered in near tighter trees.
Site 1 HS 140cm, ECTP H
Site 2 HS 90cm, ECT N
Visually different basal layers, tree bomb compression/distrubance? (peppered as shown in photo from nearby, +/- 100m from dig)

 

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