Pittsburg Area

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 01/25/2016
Name: 2nd Hand Observation
Subject: Pittsburg Area
Aspect: North East, East, South East, South
Elevation: 10000-12000

Avalanches: did observe one older 4-5 days old slide, west facing, off Baldy. Crossed Paradise Divide switchbacks, D2.5.

One fresh windslab 10-18″ deep, east facing, didnt see whole slide but potentially size 2 in steep terrain.
Weather: partly cloudy, light west winds, valley inversion
Snowpack: 6″ new snow, good skiing. Winds transporting snow lightly.

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