Storm Slab on Schuylkill

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 01/23/2020
Subject: Storm Slab on Schuylkill
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 11,000 ft


About a foot of new snow on top of Schuylkill Ridge. Dropped into what seemed to be more than a foot of new snow on ridge skiers left of Thanksgiving Bowl. Triggered a storm slab on a convex roll at about 11,000 ft. Estimated 15 inch crown, 50 feet wide, running about 700 feet. Not a good day to be on Spookill.