Snow surface obs

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 12/30/2016
Name: Zach Guy
Subject: Snow surface obs
Aspect: East, South, West
Elevation: 10,000-12,000ft

Avalanches: None.
Weather: Increasing clouds. Light winds. High of 37F.
Snowpack: Snow surface obs:
West aspects N/ATL: Heavily wind textured and scoured, highly variable across slopes from P to F hard wind packed rounds and facets.
East/Southeast aspects ATL. Mostly smooth, P to 1F .2mm wind packed rounds with early surface faceting.
South aspects NTL: Moderately smooth, 2cm breakable melt-freeze crust with early faceting beneath.