Sending through the Squall

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 02/24/2020
Name: Steve banks
Subject: Sending through the Squall
Aspect: North, North East
Elevation: 9,800-11,400

Avalanches: Only small loose dry in steep sheltered terrain

Weather: Heavy squall moved through 8-9:30 am. Big winds, temperature drop and heavy precipitation dropped about 2”. Then the sun came out and it got COLD.

Snowpack: Good soft snow skiing conditions. No wind or storm slab development in protected areas though wind board found at lower elevations where exposed to wind. In upper start zones we found over 2 meter of snow with a weak, faceted base. No crusts on steep North facing slopes.