Family pow pow day

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/23/2016
Name: Dave and Ross
Subject: Family pow pow day
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: 9,600’-11,300′

Avalanches: 1x R1/D1, at 11,300ft, skier triggered slab, convex roll, 25cm deep and ran 20m on the melt freeze crust layer prior to the storm. see photos. Snow got moist towards the valley floor.
Weather: Mostly overcast, S1 at best. Wind 20mph from the W
Snowpack: At the trail head 10cm of snow sitting on a melt freeze crust. At 11,300 25cm of new snow.

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