Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 11/27/2019
Subject: slate drainage whoomphs and shooting cracks
Weather: intermittent s1 snowfall, cold temps, calm winds
Snowpack: thin snowpack from valley floor to 10,200 or so, either no structure to ground or in some areas a thin crust near ground. Above 10,200 as we entered trees the snowpack deepened and from there to where we turned around at 11,100 witnessed widespread constant whoomphs and collapses, with shooting cracks 20-40 feet on one pitch in the low 30 degrees at 10,400.