Opa Hut obs Saturday AM

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Brush Creek Area
Date of Observation: 03/24/2018
Name: Eric Murrow

Subject: Opa Hut obs Saturday AM
Aspect: North, North East, East, South East
Elevation: Above treeline


Skier triggered several very small soft slabs on SE aspect near Taylor Pass on Friday afternoon. Saturday morning with clear visibility spotted multiple large avalanches above treeline; Crystal Peak, Star Peak, Taylor Peak, Tilton and Hunter hill. All were north through east aspects

Weather: Snow totals from Friday storm at treeline were 13.5” with 1.6”SWE. Moderate winds with strong gusts Friday. Mostly clear Saturday morning.


Slides above GT race course. PC:Chris Miller

Notice small yet deep slide lower right stepping into old layers. PC: Jason Holton

Exact repeat offender of slide from early March. PC: Jason Holton