February 1, 2017


Front Range – Peak 3-4:

Obvious signs of instability:

  • Natural persistent slab avalanches from Monday-Tuesday wind event


  • Sunny, temps in the 20s, calm-light wind

Surface conditions:

  • Variable, wind-affected snow: areas with supportable windboard, breakable windboard, and sheltered powder


Natural persistent slab avalanche (HS-N-D2-R2-O/G) triggered from Monday-Tuesday wind event off W facing gully sidewall Peak 2:

Peak 4 & Rabbit Creek: