frequent shooting cracks & collapses RLG

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 12/30/2020
Name: jeff banks


Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: RLG to Gravel Pit
Aspect: East, South East, South, South West
Elevation: 9,400-12,000


Avalanches: 4 older avalanches from ~10,800-11,200. from tail end of storm around 1-2 inches of snow on the old debris/bed surface in the “W” bowl between standard skin track easy glade line.
Snowpack: Barking snowpack. Can’t move without Small to Large collapses skiing in less disturbed areas. Shooting cracks 3-15m NTL & BTL SE-S-SW all the way down to Kebler road. Slopes cracking up to ~38* but not releasing. Seeing some aggressive terrain choices out there for how vocal the snowpack is. Via con dios amigos.