Slides at Friends Hut

CBAC2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 03/17/2021
Name: Morgan Boyles

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Above Friends Hut
Aspect: South West
Elevation: 12,000′

Avalanches: Triggered a SS-ASu-R3-D1.5 on 3/17/21 on a small SW slope at 12k above the Friends Hut. Crown was 4″-8″ and the slide propagated the whole 200′ width of the feature. This ran on the crust buried on 3/10. Several other naturals from the last two to three days observed running below rocks on S, W, and E aspects mostly D1 in size. The largest was almost D2 in size and on a steep W facing slope of Star Peak on the Aspen side of Pearl Pass. Some other small loose wet observed.