Pittsburgh Rollers

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 01/24/2016
Name: ADB
Subject: Pittsburgh Rollers
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: BTL

Avalanches: No cracking, whumping, or collapsing on skin track or on ski down.
Weather: Mixed bag of weather:
At Trailhead, S2 snowfall but snow stopped very quickly. Mostly cloudy at the rollers with intermittent periods of S-1 to S1. One 15 minute period of light winds with no wind transport. On hike out along Slate River, again hit a short spell of S1 with snow falling sideways. Snow on ground was not being transported.
Snowpack: Appeared to be less than 1cm of graupel on entire skin track leading from Poverty Gulch Bridge to top of rollers. Ski pole test showed up to 105 cm of snow from last weeks storms.