Sluffing

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 03/23/2016
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Aspect: North
Elevation: 11,000

Avalanches: New snow in steep and protected N facing trees was sluffing fast and heavy with every turn, leaving debris piles 3-5′ deep on flat benches. No propagation.
Weather: Snow of varying intensity and gusty winds out of the NW
Snowpack: