Kebler Pass Pre-Storm Observations

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 11/19/2019
Name: Ian Havlick

Subject: Kebler Pass Pre-Storm Observations
Aspect: East, South East, South, South West, West
Elevation: 10,000-12,000



Weather: Clear skies becoming scattered to overcast mid-afternoon. Light winds below treeline, gusts to 35mph above treeline at 12,000 Scarp Ridge station. Temperatures midday were 33ยบ at 12,000ft. Mild and almost T-shirt in sun.
Snowpack: bare ground on E-S-SW aspects with residual halloween snow hanging on shaded westerlies and northern half of compass. west facing snow was generally baked faceted rounds, with cohesionless facets in the shade and northerlly aspects. Snow depths 10-20cm.