Faceting Slabs

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 01/09/2021
Name: Ben Ammon

 

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Snodgrass
Aspect: North, North East, East
Elevation: BTL

 

Avalanches: Starting to be able to ski trigger Loose Dry on steep North-facing rollovers.
Snowpack: No propagating test results, but we observed a couple localized, stubborn collapses in previously untraveled terrain. One triggered by the fourth person in the track, and a few triggered by repeated stomps in the same spot. Upper snowpack continues to lose strength.