surface hoar development

CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Zone: Northwest Mountains
Location: Anthracites
Date of Observation: 12/16/2020
Name: Mark Robbins

Aspect: North, North East
Elevation: 10,000-11,400

Avalanches:¬†debris noted from AMR sled parking lot coming off the cliffs near east bowl. Didn’t tour out the field to investigate.

Snowpack: widespread surface hoar at all elevations on shady slopes