Red Lady Crown

CBAC 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 12/21/2020
Name: Zach Guy

 

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Red Lady Bowl
Aspect: East, South East
Elevation: 12,200

 

Avalanches: Looked at the crown of a remotely triggered slab in Red Lady from earlier today (SS-ASr-R1-D1.5-O) on an east-southeast aspect ATL. The slab was 40 cm thick and failed on faceted snow between two thin crusts (12/10 interface). It appears as if the avalanche sympathetically released a smaller slide (D1) a few hundred feet away on an east aspect.
Weather: Clear and warm
Snowpack: Several rumbling collapses throughout the tour. A 30 degree, east facing test slope, at 10,300ft, also produced shooting cracks throughout the slope.

 

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