Date of Observation: 12/22/2015
Name: Evan Ross
Aspect: North East
Avalanches: Shooting cracks and collapsing on just about every slope traveled. Road cuts would crack but not move do to the depth of slab relative to the short size of slope. One slope collapsed and propagated a couple hundred feet away and released a 50ft wide 4ft deep avalanche. D1 given the size of the slope.
Weather: Overcast, no wind, snowing hard all day. Mostly S2.
Snowpack: Snowpit on NE at 10,500ft. HS140, 12/18 SH at 56cm, 12/14 facets at 45cm. Generally fist hard snowpack with very little 4f in the middle. Ski pen was waist to belly deep breaking trail and boot pen would have been to the ground if i had 140cm long legs.