Ponytail glades

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Zone: Northwest Mountains

Location: Ponytail glades

Date of Observation: 12/12/2020

Name: JAFAR TABAIAN

Subject: Ponytail glades

Aspect: East, South East, South

Elevation: 11200

Avalanches:

None.

Weather: Snowing. :)

Snowpack: Extreme cracking on S slopes, ran 15-20 feet. Nothing moved on us but slope angle was max 28 degrees. S slopes had a very crusty ice layer near ground. E slopes had un-consolidated loose snow to ground level and skied better. Pretty thin, hiked out the last pitch down to the mine road.

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