Left overs from “The Dude”

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/24/2018
Name: Benjamin H Pritchett

Subject: Left overs from “The Dude”
Aspect: East, South East, South
Elevation: All above treeline

Avalanches:

Numerous, see photos. The pattern in this set of photos is that these all failed on shallowly buried crust facet combos on East to South aspects above treeline. See the recent video from Star Pass for details on the weak layer structure.

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Snowpack:

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