April 18, 2023
April 20, 2023
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Did you observe any avalanches? Yes
Size 2: Could bury, injure, or kill a person
East side of Vallecito, recent hard slab release observed from Kachina, date of occurrence is unkown.
Since Monday April 17th, strong afternoon winds have been keeping upper elevation (NTL-ATL) snow frozen. Below treeline temps have been warming significantly and what’s left of the snowpack has been melting rapidly. Dirty snow surface is contributing to the ongoing rapid melt.