February 3, 2023
February 5, 2023
Zone or Region:
Lake Fork Basin S Face
34 degrees slope. Melt freeze crust combo with wind slab was quite difficult to ski but manageable.
ECTN15 at 72cm as mentioned before
Cautious skiing and stable travel uphill
Observed Avalanche Problem #1: Wind Slab
Comments: SE face slightly above main Lake Fork basin.
Snowpack depth 100cm
ECTN12 at 90cm and ECTN15 at 72cm
Lots of basal facets with signs of melt freeze crust
Observed Avalanche Problem #2: Persistent Slab
Comments: Basal facets on bottom 23cm
Observed Avalanche Problem #3: