Obs from Coney’s

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/21/2020
Name: Kyle
Subject: Obs from Cony’s
Aspect: North, North East, East
Elevation: 9,800-10,800

Avalanches: Wet loose slides on South Face of Mineral Point. Debris seen NTL, E aspect in Wolverine basin.

Weather: Sunny, winds calm to light.

Snowpack: Wet snow and refreezing found on Southerly aspects. Shaded aspects did not experience melt/freeze. Poor structure confirmed with a hand pit and pole probes on NE shaded aspects. Strong slab above mudpack persistent weak layer seems supportive of skier weight on E aspects. No collapses or cracks experienced skiing slopes up to 35 degrees.