January extremes 2017 and 2018

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/31/2018
Name: ADB

Subject: January extremes 2017 and 2018
Aspect: South
Elevation: BTL

Avalanches:
Weather: 0 inches of new precipitation in past 24 hours.
broken skies.
light winds increasing to moderate winds between 9AM and 1PM.
Snowpack: Snow courses: Keystone (Red Lady Glades)-please don’t ski through our snow course. Crested Butte snow course by Magic Yurt. Keystone was established in 1960 and Crested Butte was established in 1951. Thanks. ADB
snow course Date average depth SWE Date average depth SWE
Inches inches Inches inches
Crested Butte 1/27/2017 62 15.8 1/31/2018 19 3.4
Keystone 1/27/2017 68 17.1 1/31/2018 16 2.8
SWE=liquid water in the snowpack if you melted the snow.

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