Irwin Cat Ski Obs

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 12/01/2018
Name: Irwin Guides

Subject: Irwin Cat Ski Obs
Aspect: South, South West
Elevation: 10500′-12000-

Avalanches:

Touchy loose dry running fast. No Storm slabs observed today. Collapsing and cracking
still prevalent in previously travelled terrain like outerlimits. Both noticed above and below the rock band.

Weather: Deep day at Irwin. HST 23″ with 2.2″ SWE. Our HS is now sitting at 46″ for the season. Seems like we out performed both the WRF and the Open snow forecast for the second part of the three part storm cycle.
Snowpack: CT and ECT failing on isolation on facets below 11/22 interface.

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