Conradicals

CB Avalanche Center 2014-15 Observations

LOCATION: Crested Butte Area
DATE OF OBSERVATION: 03/06/2015
NAME: than
SUBJECT: Conradicals
ASPECT: North, North East
ELEVATION: BTL

 

AVALANCHES: west face of Gothic, Redwell out of rocks skiers left of Gunsight (NE face) and gully far skiers right (N facing) above where people often transition to climb up the road, wolverine, several on Schuylkill in areas that have seen lots of traffic through winter.

WEATHER: sunny, warm, no wind

SNOWPACK: Ski pen 14 inches, anything jacked a little east getting warm, north facing some wind effect in open areas, natural cornice failure caused a small release 14 inches deep and about 30 feet wide and ran about 50 feet, two big chunkers slid downhill about 100 yards. Overall pack felt and looked good in the particular spot we were skiing.

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