Mt Emmons

CBAC 2014-15 Observations

DATE: 20150227
LOCATION: Emmons
ELEV: 9,000-12,400′
ASPECT: SSE
WEATHER: OVC & BKN, snowing S1, light NW winds at ridge top in alpine as of 1200

AVALANCHE/SNOWPACK OBS: About 25-30cms of dense, thick storm / wind deposited snow in the alpine as of 1200. Small cracking at ridge top but no propagation. Small and thin eggshell rime crust observed above TL on low angle SSW slopes. 2 small D1 slides ran in steep E terrain below ridge top and from exposed rocks and cliff bands in past few days.