Anthracite Mesa-Coneys-AM Tour

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/16/2019
Name: ADB

Subject: Anthracite Mesa-Coneys-AM Tour
Aspect: East
Elevation: BTL

Avalanches:

NA due to low visibility.

Weather: Obsucred skies; S2 snowfall primarily. Ridge tops winds were moderate while valley winds were light.

Snowpack: Between 4 and 7 inches had fallen within past 12 hours.
New skin tracks: a few collapses on 1F snow about 7 inches below the surface (F and 4F snow on top of the 1F crust).
2 inch soft slabs were forming on the ridge top and the leeward side of the ridge.
After ski, observed 1 inch of new snow in the valley bottom skin track used by 4 tourers.