March 1, 2023
March 2, 2023
Zone or Region:
Chair Peak to Cache, E aspect lower Roosevelt
Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was it intentional? No
Dry Loose (Sluff)
Size 1: Relatively harmless to people
Moderate dry, loose sluff released on N aspects
Moderate dry, loose sluff released on N aspects at 5200 at beginning of descent to Cache couloir. Dry slab on N aspects easily becoming unconsolidated sluff at ridgeline. Saw surface hoar to 3-4mm on snowfield above Cache. Dropped into Cache with more sluff coming down the couloir D1R1. Many hand pits were mostly showing nonconsolidated low density.
Weak sun crust on E face of Roosevelt at 4000-4600.