Pittsburgh Area

CB Avalanche Center2014-15 Observations

LOCATION: Paradise Divide Area
NAME: Kelly Jensen
SUBJECT: Pittsburgh Area
ASPECT: North, North East, East
ELEVATION: 9400-10550


AVALANCHES: None new observed in the area of our tour.

WEATHER: Clear skies and calm winds in the morning. Clouds (overcast) and wind (light) building from the west by mid day and flurries (s1) by 2:00pm. Temperatures in the upper teens up to mid twenties.

SNOWPACK: New snow from yesterday/ last night totaling 5cm sitting on a sun/ temperature crust from Tuesday? Crust layer more noticeable as the aspect turns more east. 30 cm from the weekend storm. Boot pen: 44cm/ Ski pen: 14cm. HS: 200cm at northeast facing pit site at 10550ft. Results as follows, CT16/ ECTP14 at weekend snow/ old snow interface 35cm down (on 1-1.5mm facets)+ PST33/100End down 35cm on 2015-02-21 all @ 32 degrees.