Small windslsb

CB Avalanche Center CBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 11/21/2021
Name: Sam Lesnikoski

Zone: Northwest Mountains
Route Description: Near purple palace

Observed avalanche activity: Yes
Avalanches: Skier triggered small wind slab that ran predominantly in storm snow on easterly facing crust on our exit. Had we been above more serious terrain consequences would have been heightened.
Weather: Sunny and warm
Snowpack: Around five inches new on top of a pile of facets and and a variably distributed sun crust on solar aspects.