Oh-Be-Joyful Basin

CB Avalanche Center2015-16 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 04/02/2016
Name: Zach Guy
Subject: Oh-Be-Joyful Basin
Aspect: North, North East
Elevation: 9,000-12,000 ft

Avalanches: More natural small wet loose today, observed on E through S aspects, all elevations in the upper end of the basin which got more snow out of the last storm.
Weather: Few clouds, light west winds. Warm temps
Snowpack: See video. One pit on N aspect NTL; ECTX results on March 6 facet layer, 85 cm deep (ECTN failure with additional loading steps). Facet layer is noticeably smaller and harder than in recent obs closer to town. Snow surfaces were refreezing wet grains on all aspects except due north where we traveled.