Gothic

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/26/2016
Name: JSJ
Subject: Gothic
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 9,500-11,100

Avalanches:
Weather: clear, calm, and cold. High temp of 17F.
Snowpack: SNOWPACK/AVALANCHE OBS: small surface hoar growth in valley on top of a few inches of fresh, new low density snow that is decomposing and faceting. Overall average HS was 125cms and mostly all F and 4F snow with 1F mid pack on slopes w/o previous Avalanche activity.