Slate river

CB Avalanche CenterCBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 12/13/2021
Name: Alan Bernholtz

Zone: Northwest Mountains
Route Description: Poverty Gulch area. This observation confirms the forecast from this morning.

Observed avalanche activity: No
Avalanches: Several old avalanches were observed. Some ran during the storm and some ran at the end of the storm. All were old.
Many cracks were observed on steeper slopes as well as low angle. We only heard one collapse during our hike.
Weather: Mostly clear, a few high clouds, strong solar radiation, no wind and estimated temp around 35
Snowpack: At the top of the skin track we found 100cm HS. 70 cm HST, 4-5 cm of sun or temp crust and 25 cm of facets. Surface hoar covered all aspects.