Crested Butte Area

Name: JSJ
DATE: 1/3/15
Location: Guides Ridge Climb
WEATHER: Cold !! Broken to overcast skies throughout the day. Moderate NNW by mid day transporting snow to lee slopes.
SNOWPACK/AVALANCHE OBS: persistent slab problem evident with ski pen around 15-30cm and boot pen to ground over 50% of the time. Windslabs on ridgecrest showed cracking but nothing moving. Rime(ing) found on all surfaces all the way to summit at 12,162′