Opa Hut Storm Observation

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Cement Creek Area
Date of Observation: 12/21/2017
Name: Morgan Boyles

Subject: Opa Hut Storm Observation
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: 10-11,500



Weather: intermittent bands of S-1 to S2 with overcast to broken skies. winds were calm to light.  10cm new snow.

Snowpack: skied east facing, 30º slopes 1mi north of Opas Hut, HS 30-90cm, mix of supportive, breakable and soft shaded facet skiing. 1 section of isolated cracking on NE facing slope on a slick melt-freeze crust. Good stability.