Small windslab on Gothic

10webCBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 04/01/2023
Name: Travis Colbert

Zone: Southeast Mountains
Route Description: A couple of laps at Coney’s via a semi-standard route. 9,600-10,800 feet, ENE aspect.

Observed avalanche activity: Yes
Avalanches: D1 wind slab in steep, cross-loaded WSW terrain on Gothic that looked pretty fresh.
Weather: Clear and calm. Temps in the teens at 9AM, quickly climbing to tropical by 11AM.
Snowpack: 6-8″ new snow. Cold and dry at the start, but rapidly transforming to wet and sticky in a couple of hours.