Glide in slate river drainage

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 02/22/2020
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Subject: Glide in slate river drainage
Aspect: West
Elevation: 10000ish. Maybe 250-300ft above 1st switchback on paradise divide rd

Avalanches: Glide avalanche to ground, surprisingly thin snowpack in area. Didn’t run, but very steep.
Weather: Tropical. No wind. Light cloud cover coming in from south. Sunny until we left at 1230
Snowpack: Not surprisingly Big changes from aspect to aspect. East-west rode well. North was holding great. South east- southwest had crust and was quite firm to breakable East has some wind ribbon but didn’t find any win board. This was the only sign of instability we encountered both up and down.

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