Irwin Tenure

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 01/04/2016
Name: Irwin Guides
Subject: Irwin Tenure
Aspect: West
Elevation: 10,000-12,000

Avalanches:
Weather: Warm clear morning with high temp of 36F, clouded up slowly throughout the day.
Snowpack: HS between 20-100cm’s with an average of 60cm’s and most 4F hardness through out. Thin shallow areas all faceted 2-3mm. Slab feels pretty isolated in loaded terrain features. Little to no cracking on big
shots, just peeling the onion on surface snow but roughing up the surface pretty well.

Castle Valley L & R: Hand shots and 9£ airblasts produced isolated wind slab
pockets of rock bands and shallow dribblers running mostly full track. Slab isolated
and mostly shallow soft snow 40-50cm’s F to 4F. Debris roughing up surfaces nicely
for next storm