Quick obs from Kebler

CB Avalanche Center CBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 12/09/2021
Name: Ben Pritchett

Zone: Northwest Mountains
Route Description: Kebler Pass and Lake Irwin

Observed avalanche activity: Yes
Avalanches: About a half-dozen small indicator slopes released mid-day Thursday. These all released in facets below the storm snow with around a foot of storm snow.
Weather: 2pm at Lake Irwin: HS 30″, HST 12″, HSTw 1.5″; 2:30pm at Kebler Pass: HST15″, HSTw1.7″.
Snowpack: Whumpf and collapsing where old snow lies beneath the storm snow.
No signs of instability in the storm snow on slopes that were bare ground last week.