Slate

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 12/31/2015
Name: than
Subject: Slate
Aspect: North East
Elevation: BTL

Avalanches: Plenty of random pockets have pulled out on NE aspects both in the trees and out in open. Avalanche up on Augusta south face just below the summit that appeared fairly recent. R1D1.5?
Weather: sunny, no wind
Snowpack: There was snow and it was packed. Stomped during ski cut on small pocket of hang fire without incident approx. 30-35 degree pitch. Skied slide path that pulled out during last storm cycle and now has 10-12 inches sitting on bed surface. Felt the facet punch under the fresh while skiing.