February 15, 2021
February 16, 2021
Zone or Region:
Santa Fe Area
Did you observe any avalanches? Yes
Size 2: Could bury, injure, or kill a person
Possible storm slab release observed from opposite side of Penitente Bowl. Slide did not run full length of path.
Significant amounts of new, light snow was being transported high above trees. ~15-20cm of Valentine's Day storm snow appeared unconsolidated and made for some nice turns. Significant wind scouring/loading could be seen in the basin below.