Coneys Glades Below Tree Line

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/02/2019
Name: Will Nunez

Subject: Coneys Glades Below Tree Line
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: 9,600-10,300

Avalanches:

No signs of any instability, shooting cracks or collapsing

Weather: Cold, increasing clouds, LIGHT wind out of the SW, some flurries

Snowpack: Snow depth varied from 50-90cm on easterly-northerly aspects in terrain below treeline. A few hand pits revealed that the snowpack becoming faceted out throughout E-NE aspects. Fist to 4 finger minus to mid-pack and fist to the ground 2-3 mm facets, with a buried surface hoar layer ~30cm down.