Spring Creek, Taylor Canyon

CB Avalanche Center2014-15 Observations

Name: Ian Havlick
Title: Spring Creek, Taylor Canyon
Location: Cement Creek Area
Date of Observation: 01/09/2015
Aspect: North, South, North West
Elevation: 8500-9500

Avalanches: Size 1 Wet loose avalanches scouring to ground from rapid warm up a few days ago, even on NW facing slopes. Steep, but northerly. Would not have buried a person, but could have caused injury if in wrong place at wrong time.

Weather: Partly cloudy, mild, no wind

Snowpack: Shallow snowpack, less than 45cm deep, all facets. no sign of significant wind loading. slight temperature/suncrust, with 3-4mm surface hoar above. No pits or stability tests performed.