Low elevation southerlies

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/10/2020
Name: Zach Kinler
Subject: Low elevation southerlies
Aspect: East, South East, South, South West, West
Elevation: 9,000′-9,500′

Avalanches:
No new avalanches observed

Weather: Broken to Overcast skies, temps in the mid-30s, Consistent down valley breeze kept things cool in the lower Slate River Valley.

Snowpack: 1″ of wet snow resting on crusts from E-S-W. Moist crusts remained supportive to skis and with a little bit of new snow, skied decently. Wet Loose avalanche issues were not encountered on this terrain as clouds and wind limited heating with little new snow.