Recent avalanches

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/25/2020
Name: Eric Murrow
Subject: Recent avalanches
Elevation: 8900 – 11400′

Avalanches: Two fresh deeper avalanches in Red Well basin. Both look to be triggered by cornice fall. One slide was present by 10am the other ran sometime after but before 1pm.
Some small Wet Loose avalanche activity noted – mostly pinwheels but a few accumulated mass.
Weather: Mostly cloudy skies and warm temperatures. Winds on a 11,400 ridgetop were light with occasional gusting to 20. High peaks had on and off flagging for much of the day loading onto easterly aspects.

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