Natural wet loose avalanches

CB Avalanche Center 2014-15 Observations

LOCATION: Kebler Pass Area
DATE OF OBSERVATION: 03/16/2015
NAME: Zach Guy
SUBJECT: Natural wet loose avalanches
ASPECT: Various
ELEVATION: up to 12,000 ft.

 

AVALANCHES: New loose wet avalanches (D1 in size, last 48 hours) on NE and E aspects near and above treeline in Peeler Basin and Anthracite Range, and a northwest aspect below treeline near Cement Creek (D1.5).  See Ian’s ob of new wetslab in Peeler.

WEATHER: Temps reached into 50’s at 10k. Light wind to moderate winds. Few clouds

SNOWPACK: Free water is on the move. Refreeze was about 6″ overnight at 11k. Boot pen to the ground through wet grains in a number of slopes facing SE to W near/above treeline.

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