Cracking, collapsing, avalanching

CB Avalanche Center2020-21 Observations

Zone: Northwest Mountains

Location: Pittsburg

Date of Observation: 12/12/2020

Name: Sam L

Subject: Cracking, collapsing, avalanching

Aspect: North, North East



Widespread cracking and collapsing including remote and skier triggered low energy D1s.

Weather: Steady snowfall all day, snowed up to an inch on sleds, seemed more like two at the trail head.

Snowpack: Slides entrained all of storm snow from the past two days and ran on basal facets and seemingly a deteriorated sun crust on more sunny aspects.