Crested Butte Area

CB Avalanche Center 2014-15 Observations

LOCATION: Crested Butte Area
DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/26/2015
NAME: Kitt Haven
SUBJECT:
ASPECT: North
ELEVATION: Above and below tl

AVALANCHES: Skied knob off wolverine ridge with no signs of instability. Exited vía right shute, was fine up top. Cut out on road to ski a steeper pitch in the trees and encountered skier triggered sluffing to the ground. Not enough to burry someone but plenty to knock you off your feet. Ran approx 30-40ft.

WEATHER: Blue and calm, Hot!

SNOWPACK: varied with aspect and Sun exposure. Even glopy by 11:30 in some places