CB Area

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/17/2016
Name: Evan Ross
Subject: CB Area
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 9,000-9,400

Avalanches:
Weather: Increasing clouds, light to moderate down valley winds with a few stronger gusts.
Snowpack: Morning sun and warm temps created hot pow/moist snow conditions down to the 3/13 interface. Traveled on slopes in the mid 20 degree range so the old snow surface was all firm melt freeze crusts. No instabilities or in this terrain.