Coney’s tour & remote trigger

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/16/2019
Name: Dave Bumgarner

Subject: Coney’s tour & remote trigger
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 10903


On our 3rd lap I remotely triggered a slide in first bowl. It was in the typical spot that gets wind loaded, the debris ran to the prominent trees in the middle of the bowl. Photo of crown attached (not good quality).

Weather: Sky: overcast most of the day
Wind: was calm in the morning and picked up to moderate at ridge line.
Precip: S2 most of the day
Temp: mid 20s

Snowpack: Did not see any signs of instability for most of the tour.
25-30cm of new snow