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CB Avalanche Center 2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 02/21/2021
Name: jeff banks

 

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: gothic road at S curve
Aspect: South East
Elevation: 9550

 

Avalanches: none
Weather: howling & cold all day, heavy transport drifting upslope from NE and loading top of California bowl (transport from the bottom) forming a new ~3ft cornice @ 10,800 on the blunt ridge in a break in the trees
Snowpack: 1 medium whumpf in heavily ski tracked conifer forest above weather station plot meadow @ 10,700

Propagation on PST X 2 on Gothic Road SE @ 9550
45/100 END down 70cm Failed on 4mm FC F hard 20cm above ground interface w/ MFCR Knife to 1F slab HS 100cm
40/110 END Same-Same