Slate River obs

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 03/23/2017
Name: Zach Guy
Subject: Slate River obs
Aspect: Various aspects observed from valley bottom
Elevation: Below treeline

Avalanches: Not much for recent wet activity up the Slate to Poverty Gulch; a couple of minor D1’s in the past few days on various aspects from extreme/rocky terrain, and 2 larger wet loose off of Climax Chutes, one of which I reported yesterday, the other likely ran yesterday as well. See photos.
Snowpack: 3-4″ inch refreeze overnight; supportive to boots in the a.m. unless you took a hard step. Left early before the snow softened.

D2. NE aspect BTL

D1.5 NE aspect BTL. Gouged to the ground up higher in a thin, rocky area.