Eleven Guides PM Report (Cat tenure)

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 01/19/2018
Name: Eleven Guides

Subject: Eleven Guides PM Report (Cat tenure)
Aspect: East, South East, South, South West, West
Elevation: 10-11,500

Avalanches:

Two additional small WL D1’s ~1130 East Aspect above Robinson
Party Hats Left HS-AB-R1-D0.5-O FC-12/21 (20cm x 50m x 50m) Peeling the wind board
Hs 65-90cm, top 15 cm P hardness over 4F_F Party Hats Right HS-AB-R1-D1-O FC-12/21 (25cm x 30m x 50m) Peeling the wind Board, slick bed surface

Weather: Skies Few throughout the day with strong solar. Moderate SW winds, high temp of 40* held from 1100-1400. Strong SW gusts Flagged peaks for a couple hours @ 1330 but subsided to calm by 1600.
Snowpack: Snowpack continues faceting but growing MFCR on Southerlies and zippers throughout
most aspects & elevations. First day venturing into UUWW: Party Hats L&R HS 30-100 cm’s, capped with a 15cm
P+ supportive HardSlab (isolated to gulley features) sits over 4F-F snowpack, MFcr layers not present in this
terrain. Large collapse approaching Vodka, the rolling thunder continues.
SBM: HS 60. 4 distinct MFCr, ECTX

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