East ATL

CB Avalanche Center 2016-17 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 12/11/2016
Name: Will Nunez
Subject: East ATL
Aspect: East
Elevation: 10,700

Avalanches: no activity seen
Weather: Increasing clouds- overcasts, moderate winds out of the south with lots of snow transport. Light to moderate snow fall, Temp of 26F
Snowpack: Shooting cracks across E slops when loaded while on skis. A quick snow pit showed an HS 78cm on a 30 degree slope with a surface of 1mm faces F-4F-1F-4F-F. Compression test results; CTM14Q1 at 52cm Dec 6th interface on 1mm facets.

ShootingCrack
CTM14Q1