Large Whetstone Natural – North/NW

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/13/2019
Name: Scott Hetherington

Subject: Large Whetstone Natural – North/NW
Aspect: North, North West
Elevation: ~12000′


Looks like a very large natural slide on Whetstone. Too far away to estimate crown height. Almost looks like it went to ground, perhaps on the buried persistent slab. Estimated it ran sometime, late morning, early afternoon of 3/13. Sorry about the low quality pic.

Weather: Overcast, Snowing Light to Moderate, Observed winds SSW, gusts to 20 mph at 8800′

Snowpack: No obs