Hunting a Dragon

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 01/03/2021
Name: Ben Ammon

 

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Far Side Coney’s
Aspect: North, North East, East, South East, South, South West, West
Elevation: Up to 11,000′

 

Avalanches: No new ones observed.
Weather: Mod winds NW
Morning sun had warmed S and SE surfaces
Snow flurries through the afternoon, no accumulation noted
Snowpack: Several collapses on untracked W-facing slopes BTL, none observed on the untracked E and NE BTL slopes we traveled on.
NE aspect at 10,800′ had HS of 85cm, but much greater if you looked for wind-loaded pockets right below the ridgeline along Coney’s.
ECTN24 down 50cm on 12/10 interface
PST 45/100 END down 50cm on 12/10 interface