Kebler Obs

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 12/02/2018
Name: Joey Carpenter

Subject: Kebler Obs
Aspect: North, North East, East
Elevation: 10200-11200

Avalanches:

1. Axtell 4th bowl observed from trailhead area. Appeared to be R1D2 windslab.
2. East bowl above friendly finish windslab. R1D1.5.

Weather: Broken skies from 930-1100am and calm winds -> overcast at 12pm with intermittent S1 snowfall, increasing winds and moderate snow transport at 11200 feet.
Snowpack: Storm snow has gained cohesion (F–>F+) since yesterday in the upper snowpack. NE aspect 11k moderate collapse in flat terrain. N Aspect 11.2k large, rumbling collapse that propagated well away from our party.

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