Ruby Range Obs

CB Avalanche Center2019-20 Observations

Location: Kebler Pass Area
Date of Observation: 01/08/2020
Name: Ian Havlick
Subject: Ruby Range Obs
Aspect: East, South East, South, South West, West
Elevation: 10-12,000ft

Avalanches: none.

Weather: Overcast skies in AM, then scattered skies with big jump in wind, late in day clouds redeveloped to overcast. West winds increased with gusts into the 60s this afternoon. Significant transport all elevations, thin windslabs developing late in day, but largely more distribution and sublimation than slab building.

Snowpack: no signs of instability, no crust formation, surface snow continues to facet. Recent bump in wind (re)moving any loose snow from all elevations