Detailed Observation

Date2018-12-03
LocationValdez
ObserverGareth Brown
AvalancheN

General Observations

The attached full profile was dug at a location that was not heavily loaded by S storm wind. This pit shows 15 CMS new snow, but some areas loaded by the wind were much deeper. 30-45cms~. These loaded areas were sensitive to triggers. Numerous size 1-2 natural avalanches were observed on a variety of aspects as well as a 2.5 off the base of the catchers mitt cliffs "Bottom or Ricks Ditch"

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