Baxter Basin crowns galore

CB Avalanche Center2017-18 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 01/16/2018
Name: MR

Subject: Baxter Basin crowns galore
Aspect: North East, East, South East, South
Elevation: 9,600-12,500


see photos. Widespread avalanches northeast to east from the thursday-friday storm. photos are of daisy pass area, martini couloir, and the ridge between angel pass and augusta

Snowpack: skied south to southeast aspects on mix of windboard, zipper sun crusts, and sun softened supportable crust. Very aspect dependent, the subtlest changes in aspect produced big changes in snow quality. Fortunately we are amazing skiers so were able to enjoy the variety of conditions.