Coneys

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/25/2016
Name: Will
Subject: Coneys
Aspect: East, North West
Elevation: 9,500-11,000

Avalanches:
Weather: Cloudy skies, colder temps, steady moderate winds with strong gust, light snow fall S1 with periods of heave snow S2.
Snowpack: 4in of new snow at the Washington Gulch TH at 8:30am. Strong wind out of the NW with snow transport off Mount Gothic and in the valley floor and most of the ranged was socked with snow all day. HS at 10,000 was 160cm to 190cm with new snow at 5-8′ with a short grapple event. Wind slabs ATL were starting to stiffen up at the top of coneys ridge about phone book in depth. E-NE slopes snow stayed dry and light with a boot pen only penetrating through the new snow stoping at the old MF interface. No major instabilities other that small Wins slab sluffs ATL.