Fresh Whetstone Avalanche

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/24/2019
Name: Ian Havlick

Subject: Fresh Whetstone Avalanche
Aspect: East, South East
Elevation: 8600

Avalanches:

new pocket lookers left of previous crowns on the same feature that ran in Jan 7/8 cycle. Avalanche looked 2ft deep, failing on facets near the ground and propagating widely up gully feature.

Weather: light snow, light NW wind, cold temperatures aroudn 10ºF

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