West Anthracite Obs

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 02/20/2018
Name: Andy Sovick

Subject: West Anthracite Obs
Aspect: North West
Elevation: 11000

Avalanches:

Observed many natural slides above TL on leeward slopes.



Weather: Significant winds at high elevations. Plumage easily seen from miles away.

Snowpack: Dug a few pits in the western side of the Anthracites just below TL. 4' to 6' depth. Recent storm layers appeared to be well bonded to each other. Large facets at ground level 5 to 20 cm deep. C.T. and ECT failed at 11th tap at the ground facet layer.

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