Upper Slate

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 12/10/2018
Name: MR

Subject: Upper Slate
Aspect: North East, East, South East
Elevation: 9,500-11,500

Avalanches:

large avalanche on east face of Richmond and smaller one off angel pass, see photo.

Weather:
Snowpack: at 11,000 east facing, height of snow about 100cm. No instabilities observed, didn’t ski steeper than 30 degrees or so tho. Snow had gone thermal on any aspects that were at all southern tipped.

Photos:

Both slides already observed earlier in week (forecaster note)