Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/22/2019
Subject: Phoenix bowl control routes
Aspect: North, North East
#2 was remotely triggered aprox. 600’ away over an abrupt ridge on a diff. aspect from one 2# charge.
Weather: Clear and cold with light NW winds
Snowpack: Obvious sings of windloading on lee slopes E aspects. 27” of new snow on top of 24” of very weak faceted snow that had seen minimul ski patrol traffic before the storms.