January 22, 2023
January 23, 2023
Zone or Region:
NE aspect at treeline on 28 degree slope.
No skiing was done. Just walking and observing.
Pit depth 190cm
ECTP-17 @ 145cm
CT-12 with sudden planar shearing
Observed Avalanche Problem #1: Storm Slab
Comments: All aspects with N!!! Storm slabs that can step down to deeper layers! Moderate to high likelihood of trigger above treeline
Observed Avalanche Problem #2: Persistent Slab
Comments: Significant 3mm basal facets that weren’t reactive during ECT or CT. Need to assess further with PST.