Supportive Faceted Snowpack

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 01/01/2018
Name: H Bradford and S Griffin

Subject: Supportive Faceted Snowpack
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 10,200ft

Avalanches:

No observed avalanches.

Weather: BKN sky. Calm wind, no blowing snow. No precipitation.
Snowpack: Shallow snowpack up to 50-55cm. Very faceted yet supportive. Isolated collapsing up to 10-15m. Cracking down to 20cm failing on 3cm of 2-4mm facets.

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