Lower Wolverine Basin

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/11/2020
Name: Ammon
Subject: Lower Wolverine Basin
Aspect: North, North East, East
Elevation: 9,000′-10,200′

Avalanches: Observed an old avalanche in the upper Wolverine Trees, above the Gunsight Pass Road that ran almost to the road. Slightly filled in but likely ran during the last cycle. NW aspect NTL, D2.

Weather: Sunny but cold on anything but South aspects and valley bottom.

Snowpack: No signs of instability noted. Skied N and NE aspects 25-35 degree slopes. Excellent skiing.
10,100′ NNE in lower Wolverine Basin, HS 156cm, 21 degree slope. ECTN 13 down 39cm on 2/4 interface, 1F slab on 4F+ 1mm FC which are showing signs of rounding. Other layers still visible but all 1F FC and rounding. Will email photos.