Irwin Tenure

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 01/24/2016
Name: Irwin Guides
Subject: Irwin Tenure
Aspect: East, South, West
Elevation: 10,000-12,000

Avalanches:
Weather: Overcast with snow beginning around 09:00 but remained very light through the am hours, picked
up a little in the pm and started nuking around 16:00. Winds were SSW 20’s gusts to 42 mph. High
temps were 22F/14F. FX: 6-9” tonight, 2-4” tomorrow, 0-1” tomorrow Night, 0-1” Tuesday. Clearing
Tuesday afternoon with a couple clear warm days and then the next uncertain storm for Friday &
Saturday.
Snowpack: Well-settled and stable Snowpack. Crusts widespread on southerly aspects and west is dry. Ski Pen
20cm’s and no signs of instability. New interface is Jan 24th Interface. Some NSF’s (1-1.5mm) at this
interface but not very widespread or too large. Southerlies have crusty surface, some smooth crusts
and some with some tracks and natural roller balls.