Gothic Area

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/15/2016
Name: Donny
Subject: Gothic Area
Aspect: East
Elevation: 9,500′ to 11,200′

Avalanches:
Weather: Light snow until about 3PM, HST 4″ to 6″; Moderate north wind in valley and ridges; temps in the teens all day.
Snowpack: No signs of instabilities all day. New snow of 4″ to 6″ is still fist hard, and only slightly slabbing up in a few places. Average HS between 60cm and 80cm. SkiPen of 30cm to 40cm all day. BootPen basically full depth.