Observation

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 01/11/2016
Subject: Observation
Aspect: South East, South
Elevation: 1150

Avalanches: Observed evidence of 4-5 small (D-1) wind slab avalanches in south facing slopes, above treeline around 11k feet. In our group, a skier triggered a small wind slab while bootpacking on a SE slope about treeline on a 38 degree slope. It was about 20′ wide and up to 6″ deep.
Weather: Clear, Cold, Gusty.
Snowpack: Although it was cold, snowpack was moist.