Obs

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 11/07/2015
Name: Steve Banks
Subject Obs
Aspect: South West
Elevation: 12000

Avalanches: SS-N-R2-D1 noted in the saddle between Ruby and Owen. Looks to have run mid storm. Some debris piles noted on the East faces of Ruby and Owen looks like dribblers that also ran midstorm.
Weather: Sunny, hot! +4 at 11 am at 12,000′. Calm winds becoming light from the West afternoon.
Snowpack: Average about a foot of snow, rapid settlement throughout the day. Intermittent old snow either 4-6 cm of 1-2mm facets or an old crust. Mostly just the new snow. Near surface facets noted in the cold morning, gone by afternoon. Full snowpack was moist by 2 pm.