East River/Copper Creek

CB Avalanche CenterCBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 01/18/2022
Name: Josh Jones

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Route Description: From Snodgrass up the S-SE side of Redrock up and over to Queens Basin. Then return on Copper Creek.

Observed avalanche activity: No
Avalanches: Old activity from previous cycle. Old buried debris on the N couloir on Redrock Mountain.
Weather: Calm, fluctuating sky-cover throughout the day.
Snowpack: Observed stable conditions on all aspects of the compass. Still practiced safe regrouping practices. Unsupportive snow found on previously loaded ridge-tops near rocky outcroppings. Previously avalanched north facing gullies left firm, barely edge-able snow. Inconsistent crusts found on all aspects, less predictable on northerly slopes. Favorable riding conditions found in NW facing sheltered terrain below treeline.