Wind slabs and spandex at Irwin Rando Race.

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 12/10/2016
Name: Zach Guy
Subject: Wind slabs and spandex at Irwin Rando Race.
Aspect: West
Elevation: Near treeline

Avalanches: Moderate cracking and we intentionally skier triggered harmless, pockety wind slabs behind crossloaded trees and rollovers, up to 18″ thick and 10 feet wide.
Weather: Moderate SW winds, some plumes off of high peaks. S-1 began mid-afternoon, ramped to S2 around sunset. ~1″ so far. Warm temps.
Snowpack:

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