February 14, 2021
February 15, 2021
Zone or Region:
Hidden Basin, tree line, 11460ft
Did you observe any avalanches? Yes
Size 1: Relatively harmless to people
East face of Kachina main path.
NNE facing snow pit at 11460ft, 30 degree slope, tree line
Snow depth 1.4 meters
Soft slabs in the top 70cm of the snow pack with two distinct buried facet layers at 30cm and 50cm down.
CTM11 failing on deep facets at 70cm Q2
ECTP28 failing on buried surface facets on a slightly higher layer approx 80cm.