Gothic Storm Observations

CB Avalanche Center 2014-15 Observations

LOCATION: Crested Butte Area
DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/20/2015
NAME: Irwin L1 Hut Course
SUBJECT: Gothic Storm Observations
ASPECT: North East, South, West
ELEVATION: 9000-10000

AVALANCHES: none yet

WEATHER: overcast in am, snowing and blowing in afternoon, clearing out to broken skies at sunset.

SNOWPACK: 7cms of new snow on West slopes at 10k above townsite. Resting on stout MF crust (10cm thick) on solar aspects. Strong winds blowing new snow around from NW at ridge top and down valley N winds at valley floor. No new instabilities noted (yet).