shooting cracks & remote triggering of D1’s at coneys

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Zone: Southeast Mountains

Location: valley floor around coneys

Date of Observation: 12/20/2020

Name: Jeff Banks

 

Subject: shooting cracks & remote triggering of D1’s at coneys

Aspect: North East, East, South East, South West, West

Elevation: 9800

Avalanches:

A couple harmless remotely triggered D1’s as we avoided anything >30*
these were ~5-15m away on little rollovers on West aspects

Weather:

Snowpack: the snowpack was steadily talking on a variety of aspects with shooting cracks ~5-15m once off the valley road on all the aspects we covered: E-SE-S-W.
No cracks in thick timber as snow pack was much shallower and just weak.