CBSPSP Hall of fame

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 12/09/2018
Name: Tom

Subject: CBSPSP Hall of fame
Aspect: North
Elevation: 11800

Avalanches:

First avalauncher round of the season. The first shot propagated aprx. 400′ . #2/3 no results. #4 propagated rapidly (shattered glass)
#1 AL-R2-D2.5-G
#4AL-R1-D2-G

Weather: Clear skis light winds NTL and Mod winds ATL from the NNW. Wind was transporting snow off the peak of Mt. CB throughout the day. 1-2 mm surface facets formed from the night before on N-W aspects own the ski hill.
Snowpack: Wind loading ATL forming specific terrain feature with wind slabs. On N aspects snow pack is continuing to weaken and facet.

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