Avalanche on Coney’s

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/25/2017
Name: Mason Schmidt
Subject: Avalanche on Coney’s
Aspect: East
Elevation: Roughly… 10,100

Avalanches: D1.5, R1-2, broke on ~ 35 degree slope/ Tree Line/ Artificial Skier/ North East Aspect. Assuming it broke on 1/19 interface SH
Weather: Overcast, Precipitation S-, Air temp -11 c, L NW Wind, L blowing snow on ridge tops,
Snowpack: Surface temp -9 c,and 20 cm down -10 c. Surface Form was DF 1 mm, HST 20-30 cm (variable location), HS 265 cm,

CTE (9SP) 25 cm down. Surface Hoar Layer failure.

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