Irwin wind slabs

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 01/02/2017
Name: Irwin Guides
Subject: Irwin wind slabs

Avalanches: A few small windslab avalanches on ski cuts D1’s 20-30 cm’s deep, 1 slide 50 cm’s but on a very loaded convexity in Moonrise R.
Weather: Snowing throughout the day with strong SW winds and extreme gusts up high.
Snowpack: Still feeling old snow surface on some runs and new snow went from deep to scoured on same run in places! Isolated wind slabs in higher elevation west facing cross loaded features.