CB Avalanche Center 2016-17 Observations

Location: Cement Creek Area
Date of Observation: 02/11/2017
Name: ADB
Subject: Layered
Aspect: South, South West
Elevation: BTL

Avalanches: No instabilities.
Weather: Mostly S1 precipitation with moderate and light winds. Winds didn’t transport ground snow.
Snowpack: Less than 2 inches/24 hours including today’s tour.
Hand pits on SW aspects:
1-2 inches of new snow on 2 inch wind slab. Below windslab, 3-5 inches of F hardness wet crystals on top of 2 inch 1F crust. Below were another 2 -4 inches of 4F snow.

Evidence and magnitude of this weeks winds? 2 to 6 inch snow globules littering some of the open slopes. Source: snow from aspens and spruce.