More activity at Irwin and on Owen

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Zone: Northwest Mountains

Location: Irwin Tenure

Date of Observation: 12/20/2020

Name: Irwin Guides

 

Subject: More activity at Irwin and on Owen

Aspect: West

Elevation: NTL

Avalanches:

Natural activity on East Face of Owen from the recent wind shift: HS/SS-N-R2/D2-O on Owen from last night. Lee (to recent veering) cross-loaded wind slab ran and pushed out a small PS. Broad initial crown running long.

Still very touchy above critical slope angles on WW
Sunset Left SS-AE-R3-D2-O FC (65cm x 30m x 100m) Sunset left remotely triggered moonrise right
Moonrise Right SS-AE-R1-D1-O FC (40cm x 10m x 30m)
Moonrise Left —-  Small pocket up high sympathetically triggered far out

Weather:

Snowpack: