Red Lady Glades

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/02/2019
Name: AIARE 2

Subject: Red Lady Glades
Aspect: South East
Elevation: 11,200ft



Weather: Sky – OVC becoming OBS after 1400
Wind – Light out of the WSW
Precip – S-1 in the morning, S2 after 1400, PPrm. S5 after 1500, lots of moisture
-2.6C at 11,200 at 1400 (moderate, close to feeding temps all day)
2-3in of new snow observed

Snowpack: HS-245cm
HST – 40cm
TAir – -2.6C
TSurf – -1.6C
T20 – 3.4C
140cm down (bottom of pit) -3.9C
0cm (Surf)-40cm – F, DF and a small amount of GRpl 3mm
40cm-45cm – 4F MFcr , CT19/M Q1 SP, ECTN
45cm-55cm – 1F RG .5mm
55-cm-70cm – 1F RG .5mm
70-72cm – MFcr CT29/H Q2 SP
72-100 – P, RG – .3mm
100-140cm – P, RG .3mmnow density decreased as we climbed in elevation
Evidence of settlement BTL, snow cones around trees
~14in of new snow over the last 24hrs on average in this terrain