15-30 inches of new snow fell in the past week in the North San Juan Zone. The new snow fell on what was a weak and shallow snowpack. Avalanche conditions rose rapidly as the new snow accumulated.
Small, remotely-triggered Persistent Slab avalanche in a terrain trap on the exit from Marble Bowl in the Aspen zone. 1-11-18. (full)
A skier triggered this small avalanche from below, and was partially buried in the Sawatch zone on 1-14-2018 (full)
A snowmobiler triggered this avalanche from the bottom of the slope on a previously wind loaded east-facing slope in the Jones Pass area.These are the most likely places to trigger avalanches today. 1-14-2018 (full)
Crown from skier triggered avalanche near Broome Hut. (full)
A snowmobile triggered this avalanche from the bottom of the slope in US Basin in the North San Juan zone on NE facing slope. 1-14-2018 (full)
Triggered avalanche in Sawatch Zone, 1/16/18 (full)