Post GT Slides

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Brush Creek Area
Date of Observation: 03/24/2018
Name: North Face Grand Traverse Snow Safety Team

Subject: Post GT Slides
Aspect: North, East, South East
Elevation: Alpine/BTL


Numerous D1 and a few D2 Natural Avalanches observed on N, E, SE aspects Alpine/ BTL (Most appeared to be triggered by Cornice Failure.)

Weather: SCT. / Winds Light W
Snowpack: 13″ new on the 23rd w/ 1.7″ SWE. Widespread 5mm Surface faceting observed on the morning of the 24th skinning up to the pass. 51 ” of snow was loaded on Lee side of Start Pass