Date of Observation: 03/11/2016
Name: Zach Guy
Aspect: East, South, West
Elevation: 10,000-12,000 ft
Avalanches: Skier triggered one small loose wet on a steep E aspect ATL. Looked like two D1.5 loose wet were skier triggered on the S face of Mt. Owen. Fairly widespread loose wet activity from yesterday on E, S, W aspects on most steep, rocky slopes N/ATL, D1 in size.
Weather: Hottest day of this year. Temps reached 50F at 10k and 38F at 12k. Calm to light winds. Few clouds built to scattered thin by late afternoon.
Snowpack: 3/6 crust remained frozen and supportive, but top 6″ thawed and became very wet, with shallow wet loose instabilities developing by 11:30 a.m. on east aspects and rotating around the southern end of the compass. We even observed rollerballs on NE aspect NTL today.