Crested Butte Zone

CB Avalanche Center2014-15 Observations

Name: Andrew Breibart
Location: Snodgrass
Date of Observation: 12/20/2014
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 11,145 feet

Weather: Calm winds and mostly cloudy to 100% cloud cover. Continuous snowfall. Air temperature at pit was 19 degrees F.

Snowpack: Test pit on 24% slope below summit ridge.
Height of snow was 70 cm.
Between 46 and 70 cm, hardness of fist and 4 finger overlying a 5 cm (2 inches) slab with hardness of pencil between 38 and 43 cm.
Between 32 and 38 cm, fist and four finger hardness overlying a 4cm slab with a one finger hardness between 28 to 32 cm.
Below 28 cm, facets (fist hardness).

CTH (CT23) Q2 at the ground.