Crested Butte Area

CBAC 2014-15 Observations

GUIDE(S): Jeff Banks
DATE: 20150202
ACTIVITY: BC Ski
LOCATION: Axtel
ELEVATION: 9,000-12,000ft
ASPECT: N-S-SW

WEATHER: Stayed cold under light to moderate breeze (Winds from North & West) & overcast sky.

SNOWPACK/AVALANCHE OBS: No Avy’s seen 1 collapse @ 12K S facing slope ~20*

Open ridgelines wind blasted Dense shady tree aspects holiding ~10-15cm of good snow on supportive base
southerlies holding very good supportive crust with ~15cm of dense new snow that stayed dry.