Mt Emmons

CB Avalanche CenterCBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 01/22/2022
Name: Andrew Breibart

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Route Description: Red lady skin track to gunsight pass to Redwell to Wrong Chute to the OBJ CG

Observed avalanche activity: Yes
Avalanches: sloughs on scarp ridge-NE aspect ATL (see pictures)

Weather: calm, clear, and warm in the sun.

Snowpack: 2 inches of new snow within past 24 hours on south side on Mt Emmons. New snow lays on top of slick melt freeze crust. 6 to 8 inches of new snow within past 24 hours on the north side. Ski pen on the north side is mostly 4 to 5 inches and soft under foot. While skiing wrong chute, we released fast moving sluffs below the road in steeper terrrain. We observed sluffs along Scarp Ridge which occurred within the past 24 hours (see pictures).