avalanche on snodgrass

CB Avalanche Center 2014-15 Observations

LOCATION: Crested Butte Area
DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/28/2015
NAME: patrick donahue
SUBJECT: avalanche on snodgrass
ASPECT: North East, East
ELEVATION: 11,000

 

AVALANCHES: set off one slide that slid on old rain crust for 15 feet and then stepped down to the ground. ran approximately 200+ yards (from top to bottom of california bowl on snodgrass. crown was approximately 2 1/2 feet. bed surface was basel facets. no one was caught. propagated roughly 15-25 feet R1 D1+

WEATHER: partly cloudy around 32 degree F

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