10webCBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 01/15/2023

Zone: Northwest Mountains
Route Description: Slate up to ATL

Observed avalanche activity: Yes
Avalanches: Innumerable point releases due to tree bombs. Some running up to 500 feet. Long running but slow sluffs under board.
Weather: Snowfall rates to 3 inches an hour, wow.
Cold front around noon
Winds building as of 5
Snowpack: Deep enough. primary concern was buried surface hoar which was rampant up to ~10000 the day prior. The intense graupel last night and warm Temps seem to have homogenized that buried layer into something less concerning