Elkton

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 11/10/2015
Name: Zach Guy and Ian Havlick
Subject Elkton
Aspect: East, South East, South
Elevation: 11,000 ft.

Avalanches: None.
Weather: Increasing clouds, moderate south winds, temps near 30*F. Elkton weather station (aka Dan K station) is now fixed! We are putting a bounty out for the live capture of the marmot that keeps chewing through our electronics every summer.
Snowpack: Snow depth¬†roughly 4-6″ deep, moist snow with melt-freeze crusts at the surface. The surface hoar got cooked on steep south and southeast aspects, but lingering on east aspects and lower angle slopes. Steep aspects have <1mm near surface facets growing above the crusts on these slopes.