CB Avalanche CenterCBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 03/12/2022
Name: Brad Wagner

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Route Description: East out of Ohio Creek winter trailhead toward the lower portions of Carbon

Observed avalanche activity: No
Weather: 30 degrees, full sun, light and variable wind
Snowpack: wind buffed and drifted on lower slopes. Started tour at 8800 feet and approached a scree field and started to go up on the scree field. measurements of the slope were between 12-18 degrees and there were many (more than four) instances of collapsing and “whoompfs”. We got to 9200 feet, felt one more collapse, turned tail and headed back to the vehicle.