Reno Ridge/Cement Obs

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Cement Creek Area
Date of Observation: 12/14/2019
Name: Ian Havlick
Subject: Reno Ridge/Cement Obs
Aspect: South West, West, North West
Elevation: 9000-11,200

Avalanches: no avalanches observed due to visibility

Weather: Lull in morning turned to redeveloping snow and wind around 1100. strong wind transport, temperatures in mid 20s

Snowpack: Snow accumulations 20″+ doubling snowpack. soft and unconsolidated, most areas lacking a distinct slab in terrain traveled. Total height of snow ranged from 60-100cm in terrain traveled. wind drifts 4-6ft deep, 1F hardness near treeline and more exposed areas