Coneys 3/5

CB Avalanche Center 2016-17 Observations

Location: Paradise Divide Area
Date of Observation: 03/05/2017
Name: Annie Tomlinson
Subject: Coneys 3/5
Aspect: East, South East
Elevation: 11,200 ft

Weather: Overcast with no precip and light wind in morning. Air temp was 1*C at 12:50. At approx 13:00, SW wind increased with moderate gusts and precip began.
Snowpack: Variable conditions depending on aspect. Sun crust on S & SE aspects. Cold, faceted snow in sheltered, N –> E aspects. Crust at 5″ depth on E aspect, BTL. Wind transport was observed beginning at 13:00 on top of Coneys. Visible crown and debris from remote triggered slide on 3/2. No signs of instability were observed today.