Corn to slop

CB Avalanche Center2015-16 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 04/07/2016
Name: Zach Guy
Subject: Corn to slop
Aspect: East, South, South West, West
Elevation: 10,000-12,000 ft

Avalanches: A couple new D1 wet loose on East face of Mt. Owen ATL today.
Weather: Hot day…Temps reached 50F at 10k and 38F at 12k under calm/light winds and few clouds.
Snowpack: Solid refreeze overnight. Good corn skiing in the morning turned to sloppy mush by the p.m. Top 6″ or so hasn’t quite transitioned to mature wet grains yet; skier triggered a few rollerballs on East NTL around 11 a.m. and skier triggered widespread large rollerballs on West aspects around 2:00 p.m.