Anthracite Mesa N-NE

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/21/2018
Name: CB AIARE L2

Subject: Anthracite Mesa N-NE
Aspect: North, North East
Elevation: 9458′ – 10,800′

Avalanches:

Remnants of old avalanche on NE aspect near Avy one glades touring into Coneys’.

Weather: Group 1) 12:47 OVC skies, -11c Air, 10171′, Precip: S1, NNW Light-Moderate w/ Strong gusts occasionally,
Group 2)12:30 OVC skies, -5c Air, 10100′, Precip: S1, Moderate Winds
Snowpack: Group 1)10200′
HS: 100cm
HN:24cm
PWL @ 65 cm from surface on 2-3mm Depth Hoar: CT20 SC, CT15 SC, ECTP19 SC
Hardness of slab above PWL: F(srfc) – 1F
Below PWL: F to ground
Footpen: 50cm
Group 2) 10100′
HS: 95
HN: 24cm
PWL @ 80cm from surface on FC 1-2mm: PST 60/100 END
Hardness of slab above PWL: F(srfc)-1F
Below Pwl: 4F-P

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