Matching obs to forecast problem 1 today.

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 03/05/2021
Name: Andrew Breibart

 

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Washington Gulch-Coneys
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: BTL

 

Avalanches: photo 1. wet loose avalanches the NW zone observed on Schuylkill ridgelines. SE aspect ATL and BTL.
photo 2. natural D1 slab (persistent slab (?) avalanche below rock band entrance to Wolverine Bowl). NE aspect at NTL.-maybe captured in earlier obs.

no photo: on drive into town, I observed a D1 slab on E/SE aspect in Red Coon Bowl BTL.-maybe captured in earlier obs.
Weather: in the open, it was a sauna with high UV’s from the high albedo. calm. few clouds
heat relief relief in the trees.
Snowpack: 2 to 4 inches of recent snowfall.
on lee side of the ridge, boot pen was 14 inches and ski pen was 4 inches.
skiing was fun but there is a melt freeze crust on the open east aspects at BTL.

 

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